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.
A world-famous musician, who beat adversity to achieve success, brought her story to Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood Wednesday night.
They had heart surgery, but claim they didn’t need it and now two patients are suing Indiana Doctor Arvind Gandhi.
CPS is investigating Benito Juarez High School over questions surrounding attendance numbers and grading policy at the school. The investigation comes six months after the Pilsen school was taken off of probation.
Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Jennifer Del Prete spent a decade without her children because she was convicted of killing someone else’s baby. She’s now free because of evidence never turned over at her 2005 trial.
At 11 years old, Tymisha Washington should be out jumping rope or playing with friends. Instead, the Chicago 5th grader is recovering from two gunshots.
The residents of a North Side apartment building say their landlord has done the bare minimum to improve security since a tenant was sexually assaulted in the basement laundry room last January.
Experts say a travel show taking place in Chicago right now could translate into a billion-dollar boon for Chicago.
Investigators say the blaze started next to the Grand Music Hall, in an employee smoking area.
The man accused of killing a convenience store clerk and shooting a father of 10 asked for protective custody at his bond hearing Wednesday, but the judge denied his request.
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.