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.

Police Supt. Johnson Nears Kidney Transplant Surgery

Doctors tell him they’re in the final stages of selecting a donor for his kidney transplant, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

06/08/2017

Parents Blindsided As West Side Boys And Girls Club Branch Closes

Some residents of East Garfield Park were counting on a summer camp program for kids. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

06/07/2017

Russians Targeted Illinois Election Database, Congressman Confirms

Rep. Mike Quigley believes Russia’s intent was to derail Democrat Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

06/05/2017

Illinois Caregiver System Hangs By Thread, Provider Warns

A bill now before lawmakers would require the state to increase Medicaid reimbursement so that caregivers could make $15 an hour.

05/30/2017

Latest Chicago Shooting Fatality: 20-Year-Old Legally Blind Man

Family members say Jervon Morris, who had several disabilities, was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

05/29/2017

Parents Say CPS Ignores Hundreds Of Special-Needs Kids

Individual Education Plans for special-needs youngsters are being neglected, critics say.

05/25/2017

Parents Sue Naperville School District After Student’s Suicide

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.

05/24/2017

Hinsdale Middle School Battle Takes New Turn

Plaintiffs who sought to block a referendum to build a $53 million school reportedly have pitched a compromise. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/22/2017

Great Lakes Clean Water Project In Jeopardy, Officials Warn

As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, experts fear the program’s elimination could sink Lake Michigan.

05/10/2017

Former FBI Agent Shocked At Comey Firing

CBS 2 Security Consultant Ross Rice just saw James Comey last week.

05/09/2017

Illinois Lottery Management Firm Costing State Millions, Critics Say

And it could cost millions more just to get rid of them, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/05/2017

Retired Police Officer Waits On Online Lottery Winnings

It’s the worst case scenario for any avid lottery player — you play and win, then have to fight for your money.

05/01/2017

New Therapy For Batten Disease A Vindication For One Family

It’s been almost a decade since one suburban family began pushing to get the first ever treatment for Batten Disease approved. Now, it’s paid off. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/27/2017

Baby Returns To Parents In West Africa After Successful Surgery In Chicago

Doctors at Advocate Children’s Hospital removed the legs of a parasitic twin from the back of Baby Dominique. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/26/2017

Cancer Patient Hopes To Get Advance Screening Of New ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie

Fascinated with the feminine but tough super hero since Lynda Carter played her in the 1970s, the super hero still inspires Melissa Bradley now.

04/25/2017

Aviation Officers: Passenger In United Confrontation Was Combative

The aviation officers say they used “minimal force” and that the passenger was the aggressive one. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/24/2017

Quick-Thinking Pharmacist Saves Customer

Mark Davey was having an allergic reaction when he rushed into a CVS in the western suburbs. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/20/2017

For Some Victims Of Domestic Violence, There Is Another Fear: Deportation

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains how that’s keeping some victims from getting help.

04/07/2017

Does Surveillance Video Hold Key To South Loop Carjackings?

Steve Capers’ home security video of a man vandalizing his car was troubling enough when it happened in February. Now, it’s taken on potentially new significance. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/04/2017

South Loop Organizations Vigilant After Carjacking Activity

It happened twice in one day last week in the South Loop. Police believe the same suspects are behind both crimes, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/03/2017

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