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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Wilson family files law suit against Parkland. (cbs/dfw)

Family Blames Parkland For Death Of Loved One

Wilson and her family say an x-ray following the procedure showed an 8-inch-long piece of a catheter was left in her aorta.

CBS 11–10/14/2016

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump shake hands following the first presidential debate moderated by Lester Holt at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on September 26, 2016. (credit: Paul J. RichardsI/AFP/Getty Images)

Optimism Not Waning For Trump, Clinton Supporters In North Texas

For Trump to win, he needs all of the states Mitt Romney won in 2012, and then win key states such as Florida, Ohio, Iowa, Colorado and Nevada.

10/13/2016

Texas Women for Trump Coalition members (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Texas Women Express Unwavering Support For Trump

Kathleen Lieberman with the Texas Women for Trump Coalition said that the controversy over Donald Trump’s 2005 comments about women has strengthened their resolve. “I think this has made his supporters stronger,” she said.

10/10/2016

CEO of Backpage.com 55-year-old Carl Ferrer.

Backpage.com CEO Appeared In Court, Extradited To California

Carl Ferrer didn’t fight extradition to California, where he faces pimping charges in an alleged human trafficking case involving the Dallas-based website.

10/07/2016

(Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Trump Leads; Clinton Gains In Latest Texas KTVT-CBS 11 / Dixie Strategies Poll

In a state where it is generally accepted that a GOP nominee is almost guaranteed a win in a presidential election, real estate mogul and presidential nominee Donald Trump has “under-performed” in Texas according to Pollster Brian Graham of Dixie Strategies.

10/05/2016

VP debate preview (CBS)

Possible Fireworks At Vice Presidential Debate? Expert Weighs In

Republican VP nominee Mike Pence, Indiana’s Governor, and Democratic VP nominee Tim Kaine, a Senator from Virginia, would love to score a knockout during their debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

10/04/2016

refugees

Texas Exits Refugee Resettlement Program Over Security Concerns

In a statement, Gov. Greg Abbott said, “As Governor, I will continue to prioritize the safety of all Texans and urge the federal government to overhaul this severely broken system.”

09/30/2016

Refugees and migrants from Syria, Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan(Photo by Alexander Koerner/Getty Images)

Texas Formally Withdraws From Refugee Resettlement Program

The State of Texas has formally withdrawn from the federal government’s refugee resettlement program.

09/30/2016

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Airline Rage Becoming A Bigger Problem

The International Air Transport Association says there were nearly 11-thousand air rage incidents worldwide last year. That’s 1500-hundred cases more than in 2014.

CBS 11–09/29/2016

Hisotric building Dallas' West End

Historic West End Building Gets New Lease On Life

The building dates back to 1903, when the Brown Cracker and Candy company opened its factory and people got around in a horse and wagon.

CBS 11–09/28/2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) speaks as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens during the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.  The first of four debates for the 2016 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by NBC's Lester Holt.  (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Presidential Debate Reaction From Mark Cuban And Eric Trump

Among those in the debate hall audience, Dallas Mavericks owner and Clinton supporter Mark Cuban.

CBS 11–09/27/2016

Mechanics picketing at Love Field

Southwest Mechanics Challenge Airline Publically In Contract Dispute

After working without a new contract for four years, nearly 300 Southwest Airlines mechanics say they’ve had enough.

TXA 21–09/23/2016

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