Dana Kozlov

kozlov Dana KozlovDana 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).


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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.

Hinsdale Middle School Battle Takes New Turn

Plaintiffs who sought to block a referendum to build a $53 million school reportedly have pitched a compromise. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

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Great Lakes Clean Water Project In Jeopardy, Officials Warn

As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, experts fear the program’s elimination could sink Lake Michigan.

05/10/2017

Former FBI Agent Shocked At Comey Firing

CBS 2 Security Consultant Ross Rice just saw James Comey last week.

05/09/2017

Illinois Lottery Management Firm Costing State Millions, Critics Say

And it could cost millions more just to get rid of them, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/05/2017

Retired Police Officer Waits On Online Lottery Winnings

It’s the worst case scenario for any avid lottery player — you play and win, then have to fight for your money.

05/01/2017

New Therapy For Batten Disease A Vindication For One Family

It’s been almost a decade since one suburban family began pushing to get the first ever treatment for Batten Disease approved. Now, it’s paid off. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/27/2017

Baby Returns To Parents In West Africa After Successful Surgery In Chicago

Doctors at Advocate Children’s Hospital removed the legs of a parasitic twin from the back of Baby Dominique. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/26/2017

Cancer Patient Hopes To Get Advance Screening Of New ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie

Fascinated with the feminine but tough super hero since Lynda Carter played her in the 1970s, the super hero still inspires Melissa Bradley now.

04/25/2017

Aviation Officers: Passenger In United Confrontation Was Combative

The aviation officers say they used “minimal force” and that the passenger was the aggressive one. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/24/2017

Quick-Thinking Pharmacist Saves Customer

Mark Davey was having an allergic reaction when he rushed into a CVS in the western suburbs. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/20/2017

For Some Victims Of Domestic Violence, There Is Another Fear: Deportation

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains how that’s keeping some victims from getting help.

04/07/2017

Does Surveillance Video Hold Key To South Loop Carjackings?

Steve Capers’ home security video of a man vandalizing his car was troubling enough when it happened in February. Now, it’s taken on potentially new significance. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/04/2017

South Loop Organizations Vigilant After Carjacking Activity

It happened twice in one day last week in the South Loop. Police believe the same suspects are behind both crimes, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/03/2017

Burglars Hit Pilsen Coffee Shop Twice In Four Days

Despite the crimes, the owners are feeling some love. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/30/2017

Lawsuit Could Scuttle Voter-Approved Plan To Rebuild Hinsdale School

In November, 54 percent of voters said yes to a referendum funding a new Hinsdale Middle School. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/23/2017

Girl Chess Prodigy, 13, Is The Pride Of Her Englewood School

Tamya Fultz just took home the bronze in the IESA state chess tournament in Peoria. She was the only girl, and the only African American medalist. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/21/2017

St. Patrick’s Day, The Old School Way

Forget the green beer and crazy hats. One Oak Park family marks St. Patrick’s Day around the dining room table. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/17/2017

Cook County Braces For Potential Financial Hit From Trump Healthcare Plan

The plan’s Medicaid component would mean less money for needy residents. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/15/2017

Chicago Skater Will Compete In The Special Olympics World Games

Barb Shimoda loves seeing her son, Tommy, who has autism and is non-verbal, fly around the ice. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2017

Roscoe Village Dance Studio For Kids Closes Abruptly After Collecting Fees

The studio’s shuttering sparked a social media tirade from angry parents, who spotted Facebook posts by the owner about her trip to Las Vegas.

03/07/2017

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