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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TSA line at DFW Airport (Jack Fink - CBS11)

How To Avoid Long Lines at Airport Security Checkpoints

To avoid long lines, airfare expert Rick Seaney suggests avoiding flights on the busy days: Sunday, Monday and Friday.


Ed McIver Jr. (credit: Fort Worth Police Department)

Key Question Remains In Shooting Of Fort Worth Police Officer

A key question remains more than two months after the shooting of Fort Worth police officer Matt Pearce.


drug disposal (CBS11)

Exclusive: How Your Old, Unwanted Medications Are Transformed Into Electricity

The medications unloaded at the Covanta Energy plant in Tulsa are used to create power.


TSA security line at DFW Airport (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Aviation Security Expert: EgyptAir Crash Exposes Flaw At Airports

Aviation security analyst Chaim Koppel is convinced terrorists blew up the EgyptAir jet.


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A Look At New Overtime Rules’ Impact On North Texas

A North Texas woman says for three years, she worked up to 54 hours each week, but was never paid any overtime — all on a salary of $30,000.


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Cruz Thanks Supporters, As He Is Praised At Texas GOP Convention

Thousands of Texas Republicans sent a message to Senator Ted Cruz loud and clear. And he had a message for them as he addressed attendees at the state GOP convention, being held in Dallas.

CBS 11–05/14/2016

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick at state GOP Convention in Dallas (CBS11)

Texas Governor, Lt. Governor Call For GOP Unity At State Convention In Dallas

The Texas GOP convention in Dallas may be Ted Cruz country, but state party leaders called for Republicans to unite behind the presumptive nominee Donald Trump.


West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

Fire In West Explosion Considered Arson, Many Angered And Surprised

Federal investigators announced Wednesday they now consider a fire that led to the deadly fertilizer plant explosion to be arson.


community just released Folks in Van release balloons one year after tornado ripped through their community. (Jack Fink - CBS11)

One Year Later, Tornado Victims Look Back, Move Forward With Their Lives

The city administrator, Charles West, says 50 houses were either damaged or destroyed last year. 25 houses are either in the process of being built or have already been completed.


Code Compliance truck patrols Rutledge St after woman mauled by pack of dogs. (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Mayor Vows Improved Efforts To Take Aggressive Dogs Off Streets

Police say a pack of six dogs mauled Antoinette Brown around 4:00 a.m. on May 2. Her son says she died Monday night.


Cruz drops out of presidential race

Some Cruz Supporters Surprised He Dropped Out

Cruz supporter and President of the Dallas Eagle Forum Trayce Bradford says she was surprised Texas Senator Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race.


Sen Ted Cruz, Real Estate Mogul Donald Trump (Getty Images)

Stakes Have Never Been Higher For Ted Cruz To Stop Donald Trump

After losing six states in the past two weeks, the stakes have never been higher for the Texas Senator as he tries to stop Donald Trump from winning the 1,237 delegates required to clinch the GOP nomination.

CBS 11–05/03/2016



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