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.
Christopher Jorwic has autism. His family credits a Illinois State Board of Education program with helping him thrive. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Less than a year after CPS closed dozens of schools and laid off thousands of employees, it’s getting ready to spend millions on an office move.
Gov. Pat Quinn continues to be dogged by questions about his $55 million anti-violence program and questions about where and how the money was used. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Drunk is no excuse for murder. That’s one Plainfield woman’s message to lawmakers as she fights to change a law that could allow her daughter’s alleged killer to go free.
Elizabeth Ramirez is joining forces with others to get answers and action. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
It’s been an advertising blitz almost from the get-go, but now, GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner seems to be on the air more than ever.
Herbert L. Goode was shot multiple times on Saturday afternoon in the 2300 block of West 57th Street outside an industrial building he owned in West Englewood. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Police say a suburban mom was so desperate to get her children back that she hired people to carjack and then disable her ex-husband and his new wife.
Some Olympians making their way home from Sochi came through Chicago Monday afternoon.
It’s not easy for P.J. Newberg to talk about her daughter Paula’s heroin addiction. But it’s her mission, and she spent Friday morning sharing her experience with Skokie police. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
The stolen salt is valued at about $10,000, company officials said.
After they were refused service at the Trump Towers 16th floor bar over the weekend, two suburban men allegedly turned on a water valve in a stairway in the ritzy hotel, causing $700,000 in water damage, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
On Tuesday, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov broke the story about a 14-year-old student who was charged with a hate crime against a fellow classmate.
An alleged hate crime, in a northwest suburban school results in felony charges against an eighth grader Tuesday.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the ice-encased cars are causing lots of frustration on the 4800 block of North Drake.
Emergency crews rescued a man who went into Lake Michigan near Montrose Harbor trying to save his dog Tuesday afternoon.
The day Elisa Madonia learned she had cancer, she thought things couldn’t get any worse, but they did.
An immigration right group watched the speech at a church in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. They gathered at this heart of Chicago church to watch President Obama’s speech with a sharp focus.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talks with restaurant operators who are seeing more empty tables.
In north suburban Lincolnshire, there have been ongoing supply concerns because demand has been unusually high this season. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.