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.
There is a new standardized test coming to Illinois schools on March 9, but some parents don’t want their kids to take it. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is acting like a winner the day after securing the chance to take on Mayor Rahm Emanuel in an April runoff election.
Some campaign literature supporting incumbent Mike Zalewski says one of his challengers supports Section 8 housing.
CBS 2 tried two different brands on five dogs and got some surprising results, Dana Kozlov reports.
A hockey match next weekend will help raise money to send World War II veterans to the monument that honors them in Washington, D.C.
It’s down to the wire now for people who don’t yet have medical insurance. The deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act is midnight and those without insurance could face penalties.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports wrist-fastened devices are not just for exercise anymore.
Illinois could be just a few months away from seeing the first medical marijuana dispensary open its doors, but there are still hurdles ahead for those on the state’s new license list.
Some of the ads on local websites are phony, with pirated home details. It’s already cost some victims thousands of dollars. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
The measles outbreak has hit Illinois, with one confirmed case. Despite what some may think, doctors say measles can be dangerous, so now, is a good time to protect yourself.
Near North District Officer Wadell Hardy, a 22-year veteran of the CPD, was the first to arrive, and found the victim struggling in the icy water. He admitted he was afraid the ice beneath him would give way, but he knew he couldn’t let the man drown.
The District 220 Board of Education agreed to study the idea this week, which could online lessons at home for students. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Cindy Uribe is a home health care nurse from Gottlieb Memorial Hospital. On Thursday, she was checking on 82-year-old Jack Gallo, one of her regular patients.
Some people have no choice, but to be out in the cold. They have to work in this bitter blast.
Not nearly a white Christmas, and now a snow-less New Year’s Eve. It is fine for some, but not everyone.
Is it free speech or a threat? Some current and former police officers are outraged about pages on one social media site that seem to encourage the killing of officers.
Can a building between 1552 and 1560 North Damen Ave. really be assigned an address of 1588? The CTA has made it happen, for better or worse. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Petition-gatherers say they don’t oppose newly legalized medical marijuana, but they don’t think their block is an appropriate place to buy it. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Several major airlines say you might want to skip flying tomorrow, if you’re heading east. In fact, they’ll let you change plans without penalty.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains why educators and parents alike are fighting to delay the new test.