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.

‘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

Baby’s Tumor Found By Accident, Innovative Procedure Saves Him

It’s going to be a good new year for Giovanni Kaczmarek. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/27/2016

Young Englewood Prodigy Teaches Himself Piano

Anthony Morrison hasn’t stopped, despite having no money for lessons or an art program at school. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/16/2016

Domestic Violence Agencies Snubbed In Stopgap State Budget

That means victims may be further victimized, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/13/2016

Two Chicago Medical Professionals Return From Syrian Refugee Camp

They went to the Jordan camp with one goal: to help the tens of thousands of men, women and children living inside those barbed wires. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

11/30/2016

Another State Budget Casualty: Supportive Services For Traumatized Kids

The Safe from the Start program helps young children who’ve lived through domestic violence, street violence and abuse. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

11/29/2016

The Airbnb Of Cars Is Here, Allowing Owners To Rent Out Their Vehicles

The new app used in Chicago and Evanston is called Getaround. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

11/25/2016

Delivery Driver Has Reason To Be Thankful After Bullet Misses Him

Seymour Sanders has been driving a UPS route in Englewood for 19 years. He says he’s never had a close call – until Wednesday. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

11/23/2016

Someone Is Booby-Trapping Dog Treats In The Far West Suburbs

Hampshire police are trying to learn more about who would wrap nails in meat and peanut butter and leave them on the ground in a dog-filled neighborhood.

11/21/2016

Duo Brandishing Syringe Linked To Two Suburban Robberies

In one instance, the suspects said the needle was infected with the virus that causes AIDS. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

11/17/2016

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