Dana Kozlov is a general assignment reporter for CBS 2 Chicago. She joined the station in August 2003, from WGN-TV, where she had served as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor since 1995.
Her live reports from DeKalb, IL during CBS 2 Chicago’s coverage of the NIU shootings in 2008 helped the team win an Emmy Award for spot news.
Before working at WGN-TV, Kozlov was at WEEK-TV in Peoria, IL as the 5:00 PM news anchor and general assignment reporter (1992-95). She began her career in journalism at CNN’s Chicago bureau as an intern in 1991. Kozlov later served as a field producer for CNN, based in Chicago (1995-96).
Kozlov and her husband have two young children and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, doing yoga and cooking. She’s also volunteered for The Cradle, a local adoption agency and for Rainbow House, which helps victims of domestic violence.
Kozlov grew up in northwest suburban Palatine and graduated from Fremd High School. She received her B.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 1990.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov spoke to a Syrian refugee family in Chicago, who thanks America for their new home.
He works as a security guard at night to pay the bills, but Jimmy Williams’ real passion is art, and he has one purpose right now: to bring more of it to Chicago’s embattled Englewood neighborhood.
When store logo for Mr. Nice Guy went up this week, so did some parental red flags. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains how it happened in this Original Report.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talked with people on the South Side, where the words about gun violence often ring the loudest.
Niles police say Tadeusz Dec was crossing Golf Road near Greenwood Avenue just before 11 p.m. on Sept. 17, when the driver of this White Toyota 4Runner hit him, leaving behind pieces of its left turn signal and marker.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov spoke with actor Thomas Ian Nicholas.
An apartment building for women and children in need in Englewood has fallen on hard times, and is in danger of closing, because it can’t pay its bills.
Police supervisors were alerted to the possibility these officers were engaged in pornography, a source tells CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
The Cubs won’t be back at Wrigley Field for almost a week, so, not surprisingly, fans are trying to go to them.
Maywood Park Race Course won’t open next season, and most believe that means it will shut down for good.
(CBS) – A Chicago police officer deliberately turned off a dashboard camera during a road stop and mistreated a motorist who had been pulled over, according new lawsuit against the department and the city. CBS […]
This will be the second time each has personally seen the pope. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
The state budget crisis is about to hit tens of thousands more, including many state employees and doctors and dentists who treat them.
It’s a budget based on borrowing and hope. But now, CPS’ financial doomsday clock is actually ticking.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports Lake Station, Indiana resident James Williams owes more than $1,200 to the city’s water department. He says there’s no way he used the amount of water the city is billing him for.
After three Americans and British grandfather jumped to action to stop a gunman aboard a train in France, an obvious question is, could that happen here?
The governor’s office has launched an investigation as four email addresses released end in Illinois.gov. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the state worker email addresses aren’t the only ones from Illinois.
For Jessica Harshbarger, something as simple as getting ice cream with her sons was almost impossible two years ago.
Sean Johnson and his friend were walking through Plainfields’s West Norman Greenway when they say three teen-aged boys were literally playing with fire and challenged them to a dare. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.