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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After Child Deaths, Calls To Fix CPS: More Money Or Better Management?

Urgent calls for changes at Child Protective Services come after four-year-old Leiliana Wright and two-year-old Lyfe Flores died as their families were investigated by CPS.


Midlothian murder suspect

Surveillance Video Released After Mother of Three Murdered In Church

Midlothian police are hoping surveillance video will help track down the suspect who they say killed Terri “Missy” Bevers, a mother of three and popular fitness instructor inside a church early Monday morning.


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CPS Finds Children In Backyard Shed, Father Says They’re Struggling

Officials with Child Protective Services say the department is investigating after an employee found a teenager and two younger children living in a shed without water and edible food.

CBS 11–04/15/2016


Developers Charged With Defrauding TxDOT, Taxpayers

A federal grand jury has indicted two North Texas developers, James Kevin Bollman and Wade Blackburn, for allegedly cheating taxpayers out of millions of dollars.


Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz speak during a commercial break in the FOX Business Network's Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center on January 14, 2016 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What If No GOP Candidate Wins Enough Delegates?

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz continue to debate what would happen if neither of them win enough primary elections and caucuses to clinch the 1,237 delegates which are needed to become the GOP nominee.



Teen Says Boot Saved Her Foot After She Was Hit By Lightning

In Wylie, residents thought one hail storm was enough. So when round two barreled through though the town Monday night, it was too much.


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After Deadly Fire, Concerns & Action Over Burglar Bars

Dallas Fire-Rescue says from 9:00 a.m. until noon Friday, they will canvass the streets around Blue Creek Drive to speak with residents on what they can do to protect themselves.



2 North Texans Now On FBI’s Most Wanted Fugitives List

Delgado is now the second person from North Texas on the FBI’s list.



After Wins In Wisconsin, Cruz, Sanders Hope Momentum Continues

Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders celebrated big wins in their respective Wisconsin primaries.


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Support For Family Of Volunteer Firefighter, Children Killed In Wreck

Peter Hacking, his 4-year-old daughter, and 22-month-old son were killed Thursday afternoon in a violent crash.


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Police: Mother Admits To Doing Drugs, Hitting 4-Year-Old Daughter Before Child’s Death

The arrest warrant affidavit against mother Jeri Quezada, paints a picture that this little girl was tortured.


Leiliana Wright  (courtesy: Alisa and Craig Clakley)

Grandparents: CPS Failed 4-Year-Old Girl Beaten To Death

Alisa and Craig Clakley are overcome with emotion as they talk about the loss of their four-year-old granddaughter Leiliana Wright.




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