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.
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.
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.
Despite the crimes, the owners are feeling some love. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
In November, 54 percent of voters said yes to a referendum funding a new Hinsdale Middle School. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
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.
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.
The plan’s Medicaid component would mean less money for needy residents. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Barb Shimoda loves seeing her son, Tommy, who has autism and is non-verbal, fly around the ice. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
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.
It happened on the day the president signed a revised travel ban against some Muslim-majority countries. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
One student is doing it for a very personal reason, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Christine Baker’s family is ready to open up their home if President Trump orders a swift deportation of those here illegally. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
On Chicago’s Southwest Side, the Little Village neighborhood and its dozens of shops and businesses is usually thriving.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports some candidates wonder if the current mayor has anything to do with it.
Immigration advocates say fear of deportation is widespread. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Loyal customers want to help pay off The Music Store owner’s debts so he can spend time with his sick wife.
The first attempt by Sahar Algonaimi ended in failure, because of President Trump’s travel ban. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
For families who’ve lost someone to the drug the pain is almost unbearable. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Demetrius Griffin, 15, was found burned in a garbage can on Chicago’s West Side last year. His family is still looking for answers. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
It wasn’t the only residence on the block that he hit. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.