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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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.

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Homeowners Hiring Professionals To Fight Rising Property Tax Assessments

Home prices and consequently assessed values are rising in North Texas because there are few homes for sale, yet a lot of demand thanks to new companies and employees moving here.


Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz and former candidate Carly Fiorina in a discussion with political commentator Sean Hannity during a campaign rally at Faith Assembly of God Church on March 11, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. (credit: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Cruz Selects Fiorina As Running-Mate; Wants To Stop Trump

Texas Senator Ted Cruz announced former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina as his running mate if he wins the Republican nomination.


Philip Gary Slaughter II

Former Ellis County Lieutenant Accused Of Stealing Guns

Authorities earlier this month arrested a former lieutenant with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office and charged him with property theft. It is now known what Phillip Slaughter is accused of taking.


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Supporters Doubt Deal Between Cruz & Kasich To Stop Trump Will Work

Under the deal announced Sunday night, Kasich will drop his election efforts in Indiana so Cruz can focus there, and in turn, Cruz will drop his election efforts in New Mexico and Oregon, so Kasich can concentrate there.


Missy Bevers (credit: Facebook)

Search Warrant Reveals How Mother Of 3 Died At Midlothian Church

Police still don’t know why mother of three and fitness instructor Terri “Missy” Bevers was killed, but they do know how.


Missy Bevers (credit: Bevers Family)

Mom In Midlothian Church Died From Blow To The Head

According to a search warrant obtained on Thursday, mother Missy Bevers died from a head wound Monday morning, when the suspect used an unknown instrument to strike her down.


(credit: Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services)

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.




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