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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North Texas Republicans, Democrats Remain Confident In Their Candidates

After a very challenging August nationally and in the all-important battleground states, the Republican nominee is catching up to the former Secretary of State.


A West Dallas couple claims their landlord is violating their rights. (CBS11)

In Lawsuit, W. Dallas Couple Claims Landlord Violates Their Rights

For years, a couple’s complaints to fix up her home have been ignored. “Is it fair I have to leave my home because they don’t want to fix their house? Is that fair? There’s holes left, there’s rat poop over there, there’s mold.”


Dallas Police Chief David Brown (source: WhiteHouse.gov(

Chief Brown Opens Up About Retirement

For the first time since announcing his retirement, Dallas Police Chief David Brown opened up about his decision to leave the department that he has served for 33 years.

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Dallas County Community Finally Gets Running Water

Thanks to a new grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture the Sandbranch community in Dallas County will soon have water and sewer for the first time.


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Reaction To Hawk’s Resignation Mixed, Mostly Positive

After a long Labor Day weekend of rumors swirling around the Crowley Courts building in Dallas, Susan Hawk officially resigned as District Attorney and many people have plenty to say about it.


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Dallas County DA Resigning Amid Depression Battle

Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk has resigned. Hawk was in and out of her office since July of last year in order to seek treatment for severe depression.


Anne Holton, wife of Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, speaks during an event on August 1, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kaine’s Wife To Campaign For Clinton In Dallas

Anne Holton will be campaigning in Dallas on Tuesday for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Holton is the wife of Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine, and Virginia’s former Secretary of Education.


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Ministry Urges People Not To Dump Unwanted Items

The unwanted furniture has sometimes piled up at the Harvest House Ministry in Burleson. It can stretch from the dumpster to right in front of the door.



Local Veterans Service Group Praises Former Governor Rick Perry’s Newest Role

Starting next month, Perry will be a contestant on Dancing With The Stars. It’s another example of politics and entertainment crossing paths – this time on the dance floor.


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Alternative Plan For Hiring Dallas Police Officers Being Considered

CBS11 has learned Dallas city leaders may be backing away from their initial plan to hire 549 new police officers in one year.


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New Report Proposes Costly Solutions To Loose Dog Problem In Dallas

A deadly dog attack in South Dallas highlighted the problem of loose dogs for many people. But those who live south of the Trinity River have known about it for years.


UT Campus Carry protest (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Sex Toys Displayed At UT Protest Against Campus Carry

The protest fell on the first day of the fall semester, the first semester since the Campus Carry Law went into effect August 1.




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