Jack Fink

Jack Fink

Jack covers politics for KTVT-TV CBS 11 and has been with the station since September 2003.

This year, he has interviewed Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, as well as Gov. Greg Abbott.

In addition to politics, Jack loves investigative reporting and has also covered numerous hurricanes and tornado outbreaks.

Jack has won an EMMY for his investigative report on DFW Airport spending, and Texas Associated Press awards for his stories about the previous indictments against former Gov. Rick Perry, his coverage of the federal courts in Dallas, and his weather coverage.

Before moving to North Texas, Jack reported for television stations in Orlando, Southern California, Fort Myers-Naples and Utica, New York.

He began his journalism career in Syracuse, where he was an anchor and reporter at WHEN-AM.

Jack has been happily married for 22 years to Amy, who is a morning news anchor at a local radio station. They are the proud parents of two daughters.

Jack and Amy both graduated from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. While they still bleed Orange, they love Texas and are happy to call it home.

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Dallas Considers Paying Cash To Some Homeowners To Fix Properties

A proposal by the City of Dallas called The Home Improvement Rebate Program, would give some homeowners cash to fix their homes.


Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) speaks to the media. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cruz’s Popularity Takes A Hit In KTVT-CBS 11/Dixie Strategies Poll

Sen. Ted Cruz won the Republican presidential primary in Texas. But most voters now do not think very highly of the U.S. lawmaker, according to the latest KTVT-CBS 11/Dixie Strategies Poll numbers.


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives on stage on June 16, 2016 at Gilley's in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Trump Leads Texas In KTVT-CBS 11/Dixie Strategies Poll

Data released on Thursday has 46 percent of likely voters across Texas casting their ballots for the divisive Republican candidate, if the election were held today.


Tim Kaine campaigns in Dallas (CBS11)

VP Candidate Kaine In North Texas To Campaign, Raise Money

The campaign said Kaine, a Virginia Senator, would not talk with reporters or answer any of their questions.


Dallas Police (CBSDFW)

Dallas Police Welcome Training Grant; Call For Better Bullet Proof Vests

The grants are possible after President Obama signed into law the Police Act, introduced by Texas Senator John Cornyn, who got to see the training in person here in Dallas.


Delta outage delay in North Texas. (credit: Jack Fink/ CBS 11 News)

Expert: Delta Airlines Power Outage A “Wake-Up Call”

Delta’s issues come three weeks after Dallas-based Southwest Airlines had a similar outage.


DALLAS, TX - JULY 7:  Dallas police stand watch near the scene where four Dallas police officers were shot and killed on July 7, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. According to reports, shots were fired during a protest being held in downtown Dallas in response to recent fatal shootings of two black men by police - Alton Sterling on July 5, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile on July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Dallas Police Associations Reject City Manager’s Plan For Raises, New Hires

Under the plan, the city would spend an additional $37 million for the police and fire departments.


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Improvements Seen After City Privatized Management Of Dallas Zoo

But in 2009, with far less controversy than the Fair Park proposal, the Dallas City Council voted to hand over control of the Dallas Zoo to the Dallas Zoological Society, a non-profit group.


Donald Trump at Daytona Beach rally on 8-3-16 (CBS)

Conservative Calls For Trump To Back Out, But Texas Donors Behind Trump

Donald Trump’s repeated criticism of Khizir and Ghazala Khan who lost their son during the Iraq war in 2004, and other comments about Russia make conservative analyst and campaign veteran Matt Mackowiak very nervous.


Bob Schieffer speaks with CBS 11's Jack Fink (credit CBS 11)

Bob Schieffer: ‘A Lot Of People Simply Don’t Trust’ Clinton

“Hillary Clinton’s problem coming into this convention and going out of this convention is to convince the American people that she can be trusted.”



Chaos Erupts Between Texas Delegation’s Clinton & Sanders Supporters

The day after Senator Bernie Sanders urged supporters to rally behind Hillary Clinton as the Democratic National Convention got underway, chaos erupted among members of the Texas delegation.


Jack Fink at the Democratic National Convention. (CBS11)

Texas Democrats React To Drama As National Convention Begins

Texas Democrats arriving in Philadelphia are looking forward to the start of their national convention.




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