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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Near-Drowning Sounds Alarm About Dangers Facing Children

The latest incident happened Thursday at the Pecan Plantation country club just south of Granbury.


Collin County father Michael Thedford, 33, is jailed after his baby daughter dies in a hot car. (credit: Collin County Jail)

North Texas Defense Attorney Says Father “Overcharged” In Child’s Death

“He made a terrible, terrible mistake,” said Todd Shapiro, a North Texas defense attorney who does not represent Thedford.


Karen Bigham, and her twin sister, Kathy Boobar.

Family Mourns Collin County Twin Sisters With Lifelong Bond

Family and friends say they knew there were conflicts between Kelley and Karen Bigham of McKinney, but they never imagined it would have led to murder.


HUD Secretary Julian Castro

At Texas Democratic Convention, Some Sanders Supporters Will Vote For Clinton

Rose Melendez is among the 9,000 Texas Democrats at the state convention in San Antonio who proudly backs former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for President.


Real estate tycoon Donald Trump flashes the thumbs-up as he arrives on stage for the start of the prime time Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN / AFP / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Supporters, Protesters And Police Prepare for Donald Trump’s Dallas Visit

As many as 4,000 supporters will see Trump up close inside Gilley’s for Thursday’s rally at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 4:00 p.m.


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center on September 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Two North Texas Cities Reject Trump Campaign Rallies

CBS11 News has learned two cities in North Texas, Grand Prairie and Irving, have rejected playing host to Donald Trump’s campaign rallies in the days leading up to the presumptive Republican nominee’s visit to the Dallas area Thursday.


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Judge Lowers Bond For Fort Worth Police Shooting Suspect

A judge in Fort Worth held a hearing Monday to determine whether or not the suspect in a police officer’s shooting should be released from jail and what his bond conditions should be.


Protests are planned for Donald Trump when he visits Dallas. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Protests Planned For Donald Trump During Dallas Visit

Violence outside a Donald Trump rally in San Jose raised questions about what will happen when the presumptive Republican nominee visits Dallas next Thursday.



Mishandled Child Abuse Case Prompts Review At Fort Worth PD

Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald has ordered a top to bottom review of every investigative unit in the department.


Steve Spainhouser (CBS11)

Former Fort Hood Officer Reflects On Training Tragedy

Steve Spainhouer, who now lives in McKinney, remembers the potential dangers at the creek. “We always tell our troops pay attention to the signs.”


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

Man Charged In Shooting Of Fort Worth Police Officer Denies Firing Gun

In an exclusive interview, attorney Brian Walker says his client Ed McIver Jr. is very upset about what happened to Officer Matthew Pearce.


Jesus Galvan was attacked by a dog in Dallas (Jack FInk - CBS11)

Boy Recounts His Vicious Attack By A Dog; Man Cited By Police

The 13-year-old says the white bull terrier came out of nowhere.




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