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.
Frisco ISD is considering a proposal that would build new schools and make existing campuses safer — all while lowering the property tax rate.
Willene Ritchie of Pilot Point says she hopes her uncle’s, Army Cpl. Andrew Tischler, remains are among those inside the 55 boxes returned from North Korea and now being tested by the U.S. military in Hawaii.
As many as 15 cars were being removed so crews have room to shore up the most dangerous parts of the garage.
Becky Welch laughed Wednesday, “OK, yes, It was a little surprising. I thought I was going to lose my truck.”
The committee overseeing the shutdown of Dallas County Schools has filed a lawsuit claiming the bus agency was the victim of racketeering and fraud worth $125 million.
The public has until September 10 to give input to the federal government about the proposed Medicare changes.
The return of 55 sets of war remains by North Korea to the U.S. military is something R.D. Foster of Anna had hoped for years he would see.
“There were long days, 12, 14, 15, 17 hours. A couple of days, we didn’t sleep at all.”
Jay Davis says when he and other farmers went to China 11 years ago, they learned China took advantage of American farmers.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is investigating after residents in a Waxahachie subdivision went without water for a day and a half.
Experts urge pet owners to avoid taking dogs for a walk on the hot pavement so the pads on their paws don’t burn.
AT&T Stadium attracted a record crowd for the first day of the NFL Draft this spring. But if you’re keeping score at home, there hasn’t been much else lately.
With graffiti, large weeds, and decay, LaGrave Field in Fort Worth looks like a baseball graveyard.
Beto O’Rourke is exciting Texas Democrats by attracting crowds and big money for his campaign to unseat Republican Senator Ted Cruz.
Two Democrats and two Republicans were among our panelists.
Republicans and Democrats are gearing up for a political battle once President Donald Trump nominates a new Supreme Court Justice to replace the retiring Anthony Kennedy.
The city of Dallas continues to lose police officers and firefighters to other North Texas cities that pay more.
Two state agencies are investigating a large spill that sent one million gallons of raw sewage into White Rock Creek in far North Dallas.
Judge Don Willett — the only Texan on the list of President Trump’s potential Supreme Court picks — has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, for nearly six months now.
The scooters will operate under the same rules as the dockless rental bikes, which have racked up more than 3,200 complaints in the city since last September.
In its 5-4 decision, the nation’s highest court determined the President does have the authority to keep people in some mostly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
Texas Republicans praised and Democrats rejected the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling that the Texas Legislature did not purposely discriminate against minority voters when developing political boundaries.
Both senators went to the Texas-Mexico border Friday to hold a roundtable discussion with immigration officials, religious and community leaders.
The immigration crisis at the Texas-Mexico border is hitting home for a Dallas man.
Between May 5 and June 9, the Department of Homeland Security said there were 2,342 children separated from their parents along the border as part of a zero-tolerance policy.
The Dallas County Judge and a State Representative share a goal of helping the children and families who are being separated at the southern border.
There is no law that requires children be separated from their parents at the border. But a legal settlement from 21 years ago forbids children from being incarcerated.
Crews began removing the Standing Wave Thursday afternoon after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers previously told the city it couldn’t keep it as is.
The Vice President began by repeating what he often says. “I’m a Christian, a Conservative, and a Republican. In that order.”
Mr. Pence characterized the historic talks as “direct, honest, provocative, and productive.”
Myounghee Umm says Kim Jong Un won’t give up nuclear weapons because it’s core to their defense.
The city council’s Quality of Life Committee approved two major changes Monday that will now move to the full city council.
The 31 areas cover nearly 30 square miles or about 7 percent of the city.
Big changes could soon be on the way in the city of Dallas that could save the lives of residents and hundreds of dogs and cats each year.
There’s a lot more than jets taking off near Dallas Love Field. New restaurants and hotels are popping up.
City Councilman Kevin Felder called for increased police patrols and new crime watch groups in Buckner Terrace in southeast Dallas and in South Dallas.
The 7-2 ruling written by Justice Anthony Kennedy found the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the courts there violated Jack Phillips’ Constitutional right to a neutral consideration and expressed hostility against his religious beliefs.
Manhattan Construction and the architectural firm Stantec vow to deliver a well-built stadium and say they will do whatever it takes to resolve any issues.
The 72 recommendations focus on general management, patrol operations, the vice unit, internal affairs, media relations and community affairs, and technology.
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