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.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov tells us how thieves pulled it off, and what you should do now.
It’s a switch from the usual battle cry. A group of parents and an alderman on the North Side are fighting to keep a school from opening its doors there next year.
The McKinley Park Community Garden lost a little of its color this month. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
One of them is big enough to swallow a large exercise ball and deep enough to devour a small child. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Rob Besecker and Chris Griffin were in Nepal together on a mountain trek, until altitude sickness forced their separation. Then, the earthquake hit. They shared their stories of survival with CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
The family of two climbers from the Chicago area is relieved to have them home.
Police are searching for a suspect wanted for trying to lure two kids from a park in Schaumburg.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at what is causing the delay in this Original Report.
Musical festival season is upon us and two doctors from Lurie Children’s Hospital found a troublesome connection between Lollapalooza and teenage binge drinking.
A doctor and former Malcolm X College student was among a group of climbers killed on Mt. Everest when a massive earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Saturday.
A woman was sexually assaulted on a Blue Line train bound for the Loop Monday afternoon, according to a newly issued alert from Chicago Police.
Barbara Byrd Bennett’s salary from CPS hasn’t been her only source of income, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign trail may take a summer turn towards Chicago if one couple’s offer is accepted. They were surprised to see themselves in her campaign launch video.
All of the focus has been on the Wrigley Field revamp. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has a preview of new offerings at The Cell.
Robert Blagojevich said he has written to his brother in prison, and even tried to visit the former governor as he serves his 14-year sentence in Colorado, but Rod Blagojevich has refused to see his older brother, or respond to written letters. Though the two remain estranged, Robert said he hopes to reconnect with his brother.
It’s reaching epidemic proportions, area veterinarians say. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
A group of Northwest Side residents was fed up and frustrated, after mail thieves struck their condo building at least three times. Now they’re hoping security footage helps catch the culprits.
That’s the fallout from one of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plans to save money, opponents say. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Veterinarians citywide say they’ve seen a spike in kennel cough cases and one or two boarding facilities may be the source.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at what you get for all that cash.