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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Seven Glenn Heights Homes Burglarized In Less Than Two Weeks

Just before the holiday season begins, some residents in one North Texas neighborhood were hit hard by thieves.


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Bill Would Expand, Limit Open Carry In Texas

The owner of Targetmaster Indoor Shooting Center in Garland is against a new bill that would make licensing to carry a handgun, required education classes and fees — optional.


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New Restrictions On Abortion Proposed In Texas

The issue is one of Lt. Governor Dan Patrick’s top ten legislative priorities for the upcoming session that begins at the State Capitol on January 10.


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5-Star Resort For Those Preparing For Doomsday

Sixty miles north of Dallas, far away from the constant roar of traffic, there’s something going up in rural Fannin County that’s generating buzz.


Republican president-elect Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to the crowd during his acceptance speech at his election night event at the New York  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Voters, Members Of Congress Sound Off On Trump’s 100-Day Plan

Trump’s 100-day action plan includes proposing a Constitutional amendment for term limits on members of Congress, repealing and replacing Obamacare.


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North Texas Trump, Clinton Supporters React To Trump Win

Some Clinton supporter said the results have them in mourning. One volunteer said Democrats need to do some soul-searching.


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500,000 More Texas Latinos Registered To Vote Than In 2012

The big question is how many of those Texans who registered to vote are going to vote in the general election.


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Gov. Abbott Reassures Texans After Terror Threat

“Texans should go about their daily lives as usual, but remain vigilant over the next several days and report any suspicious activity to state or local law enforcement.”


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What Could Happen To The President-Elect After The Election?

Congress can only impeach a sitting President and not a president-elect, unless that person previously held federal office. There are questions about whether a sitting President can be prosecuted for a crime while still in office.


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Donald Trump Surges To 12 Point Lead In Texas

Real Estate Mogul and Republican Presidential nominee Donald J Trump has surged to a twelve point lead in Texas over Former Secretary of State and Democrat nominee, Hillary R. Clinton in the latest KTVT CBS 11 Dixie Strategies Poll.


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)

Some North Texans Volunteering In Battleground States

Texas isn’t a battleground state, so some of Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s most devoted supporters from North Texas are heading out of the Lone Star State to try and help their favored candidate win.


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Parents Worry Changes To State Program Will Put Medically-Fragile Kids At Risk

Keegan Harrison has more health challenges at 9 years old than most adults ever have: Because of his genetic immune disorder, he’s had kidney and intestinal failure, 11 strokes, and he’s recently been diagnosed with dementia.




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