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.
The parents of Chicago Police Officer Thomas Wortham IV forged a friendship with the now Interim Superintendent Eddie Johnson after the officer was killed in 2010.
Bottled Blonde — is it a restaurant or a rowdy nightspot? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports some parents say the fix and information is coming much too late.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov introduces us to that young filmmaker and his vision.
At a cozy corner table in Piccolo Sogno Due’s bar Wednesday evening a woman and her friend were enjoying the evening when a couple walked in. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Lose weight, win money: that’s the promise of a website thousands of people are using to shed those extra pounds.
CBS’s Dana Kozlov reports on recent hits to the businesses in the North Side neighborhood.
Confusion, anger and depression. One Chicago man battled all of these emotions for more than ten years before he finally told someone he had been molested by former Catholic priest, Daniel McCormack.
A proposal to push back school start times in Barrington is getting pushback from parents.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on the special bond shared by participants.
Students may one day be able to sleep a little extra, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
President Barack Obama is about to take a trip down memory lane.
A Chicago man was charged with animal torture for allegedly pouring boiling water on the feline. Things are looking up for the cat, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Robert Williams says he’s still waiting on his bank to clear things up after a machine accepted an $800 deposit, without acknowledging it. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov asks: How quickly does the ride-sharing service learn about driving offenses?
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the pilot saw the unmanned flying object seconds before landing.
Rachel Mellon was thirteen years old when she simply vanished from her south suburban home. That was twenty years ago this week. The case is still considered active by police.
An 18-year-old Chicago man who was reported missing after he went out to make a couple, routine deliveries on Monday has now been found and is safe, Chicago police said.
Travis Holcomb sits in a Cook County jail cell, after a string of arrests across the country. Will he stay there? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Emergency crews responded at 7:33 p.m. to the shooting of three males in the 1900 block of West Belle Plaine, according to Chicago Police.