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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Barton Won’t Run For Re-Election After Heeding Calls To Step Aside

Barton’s decision follows a growing number of Republicans calling on him not to run again next year.


New Troubles For Congressman Barton After Private Facebook Messages Revealed

A Republican activist from Arlington, Kelly Canon, revealed sexually suggestive private Facebook messages she says came from the lawmaker four and five years ago.


Texas’ Barton Draws GOP Challenger After Nude Photo Surfaces

The 68-year-old Barton, from Ennis, south of Dallas, is Texas’ most-senior congressman.


Governor Abbott Declines Comment On Being Mailed Explosive Device

Julia Poff of South Texas is charged with not only mailing Governor Abbott the device in October of 2016, but former President Barack Obama as well.


Democrat, Republican Lawmakers In Dallas Support Bills To Help Dreamers

Two North Texas members of Congress from different parties agree that the U.S. should help Dreamers, the nearly 800,000 people nationwide who were brought here illegally by their parents when they were children.


TxDOT’s Planned Use Of Toll Lanes For Highway Expansion Attracts Criticism, Raises Questions

Controversy erupted after critics complained that the Texas Department of Transportation planned to continue using toll lanes even after voters passed a statewide referendum to avoid that.


Texas House Speaker Warns Business Community Bathroom Bills Likely To Return In 2019

At the Visit Dallas annual meeting Thursday, Republican Texas House Speaker Joe Straus credited tourism leaders for helping kill bathroom privacy legislation. “You spoke out against an idea that wasn’t just bad for tourism, wasn’t just bad for the state economy, but it was bad for Texas.”


New Leaders Take Control At Dallas County Schools, Tackle Old Problems

“Our current financial situation is pretty bleak.” King says during the past five years, the agency’s debt has skyrocketed from $36 to $147 million dollars.

CBS 11–11/15/2017

Dallas County Schools Bus Drivers Claim They Are Scapegoats

Michelle Foster, a DCS driver for 13 years said, “Our job is to take your precious dumplings to school and make sure they’re safe.”

CBS 11–11/14/2017

Lawsuits Over Back Pay By Dallas Police And Firefighters Could Be Settled Tuesday

The city has agreed to settle four of six lawsuits by 1,700 police officers and firefighters.


Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke Brings Senate Campaign To North Texas

Rep. O’Rourke of El Paso is challenging Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz.


Senator Cruz Shifts Re-Election Campaign Into Higher Gear

While campaigning at Texas Motor Speedway last Sunday, Senator Ted Cruz said he’s looking to rev up support from his conservative base. “I’m going to do everything I can to encourage them.”




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