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 talks with the Cook County detective who’s trying to close these files and give some families answers.
Did 26th Ward Ald. Roberto Maldonado try to throw his weight around at a crime scene, so that he could cut through? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Down a dark hall and tucked in the corner of a North Center loft building, there is some light for survivors of sexual violence.
The measure would obligate insurance companies to pay for a costly treatment for strep complications if a doctor advises it. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
A high-speed passenger train may one day whisk travellers to and from O’Hare Airport to downtown Chicago within minutes. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
A meeting of the state legislature’s most powerful members never happened Friday. Why not? Depends on who you ask, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
There is good and bad news for brick-and-mortar retailers. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Christian Clark is a third-grader by day. In the blink of an elevator ride, he becomes a super hero.
Doctors tell him they’re in the final stages of selecting a donor for his kidney transplant, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Some residents of East Garfield Park were counting on a summer camp program for kids. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Rep. Mike Quigley believes Russia’s intent was to derail Democrat Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
A bill now before lawmakers would require the state to increase Medicaid reimbursement so that caregivers could make $15 an hour.
Family members say Jervon Morris, who had several disabilities, was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Individual Education Plans for special-needs youngsters are being neglected, critics say.
Corey Walgren was questioned by school officials about improper contact with a 16-year-old girl. His family says the school and police handled the situation badly. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Plaintiffs who sought to block a referendum to build a $53 million school reportedly have pitched a compromise. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, experts fear the program’s elimination could sink Lake Michigan.
CBS 2 Security Consultant Ross Rice just saw James Comey last week.
And it could cost millions more just to get rid of them, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
It’s the worst case scenario for any avid lottery player — you play and win, then have to fight for your money.