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.

Chicago’s Undocumented Wonder: What Will Happen To My Children?

Immigration advocates say fear of deportation is widespread. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/21/2017

Customers Rally Around Music Store Owner And Sick Wife

Loyal customers want to help pay off The Music Store owner’s debts so he can spend time with his sick wife.

02/20/2017

Syrian Woman Reunited With Family After Earlier Rejection At O’Hare Airport

The first attempt by Sahar Algonaimi ended in failure, because of President Trump’s travel ban. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/17/2017

Two Months Into 2017, Heroin Deaths Spike In Lake County, Ind.

For families who’ve lost someone to the drug the pain is almost unbearable. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/16/2017

Family Of Teen Who Was Set On Fire Holds Fundraiser To Find Killers

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.

02/10/2017

Caught On Camera: Masked Bridgeport Burglar Makes His Escape

It wasn’t the only residence on the block that he hit. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/07/2017

Tia Carrere Celebrates ‘Wayne’s World’ 25th Anniversary In Aurora

The memorable home featured in the movie has been recreated for the special anniversary as the town gets ready to ‘Party On!’

02/05/2017

Hundreds Of Pizzas Head To Troops Overseas For The Super Bowl

Pizzas 4 Patriots aims to cheer up troops in Afghanistan for Sunday’s kick-off by sending them a little slice of home.

02/05/2017

Convicted Cop Killer Set To Be Freed Next Week

Gary Ind. Police Lt. George Yaros was 57 and nearing retirement when he was killed in the line of duty in 1981.

02/03/2017

‘Wayne’s World’ Set Recreated In Aurora, Illinois

It’s the movie’s 25th anniversary. Excellent, reports CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.

02/02/2017

Veteran Deploys Pizzas To U.S. Troops Overseas On Super Bowl Sunday

Donations fuel the mission, patriotism sustains it, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/01/2017

Trump Picks Conservative Judge Neil Gorsuch For Supreme Court

The President said he hopes Gorsuch will be supported by Senators on both sides of the aisle.

01/31/2017

An Uber Rider’s Nightmare: ‘I Don’t Want This To Happen To Anyone Else’

Catie Banks says her driver started chatting, hands off the steering wheel, looking back at her as he talked.

01/27/2017

Panel In Chicago Examines Trump’s Contentious Relationship With The Media

That subject was the focus of a discussion at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. Among the panelists: CNN President Jeff Zucker and CBS News President David Rhodes.

01/26/2017

Dollar Store In Chicago Pulls BB Gun From Shelf After Customer Complains

A Chicago woman complained when she noticed a realistic-looking BB gun being sold at a Bronzeville retailer. She was pleasantly surprised what happened next, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

01/25/2017

Young Artist A National Finalist In Peace Poster Competition

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov introduces us to a young artist who’s using her easel to spread peace.

01/19/2017

Meet Some Of The Chicago Women Who Will March In Washington This Weekend

New mother Erica Kane is getting ready to leave baby Charlie — and maybe even her comfort zone to head to Washington D.C. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

01/18/2017

Time Nearly Up For Blagojevich To Get Clemency From Obama

President-Elect Donald Trump may be another option for the imprisoned former Illinois governor. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

01/16/2017

Trump Won’t Shy Away From Twitter After Becoming President, Press Secretary Promises

Donald Trump’s social media tendencies were a main topic as Sean Spicer attended a forum at the University of Chicago.

01/04/2017

Rep. Roskam Among Republicans Who Sought To Dissolve Congressional Ethics Office

The west suburban Republican was on the receiving end of a massive public backlash Tuesday. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

01/03/2017

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