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.

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

Burglars Hit Pilsen Coffee Shop Twice In Four Days

Despite the crimes, the owners are feeling some love. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/30/2017

Lawsuit Could Scuttle Voter-Approved Plan To Rebuild Hinsdale School

In November, 54 percent of voters said yes to a referendum funding a new Hinsdale Middle School. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/23/2017

Girl Chess Prodigy, 13, Is The Pride Of Her Englewood School

Tamya Fultz just took home the bronze in the IESA state chess tournament in Peoria. She was the only girl, and the only African American medalist. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/21/2017

St. Patrick’s Day, The Old School Way

Forget the green beer and crazy hats. One Oak Park family marks St. Patrick’s Day around the dining room table. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/17/2017

Cook County Braces For Potential Financial Hit From Trump Healthcare Plan

The plan’s Medicaid component would mean less money for needy residents. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/15/2017

Chicago Skater Will Compete In The Special Olympics World Games

Barb Shimoda loves seeing her son, Tommy, who has autism and is non-verbal, fly around the ice. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2017

Roscoe Village Dance Studio For Kids Closes Abruptly After Collecting Fees

The studio’s shuttering sparked a social media tirade from angry parents, who spotted Facebook posts by the owner about her trip to Las Vegas.

03/07/2017

Gutierrez Town Hall Swells With Trump Critics

It happened on the day the president signed a revised travel ban against some Muslim-majority countries. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/06/2017

Young Chicago Athletes Take The Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics

One student is doing it for a very personal reason, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/02/2017

Churches Line Up Guardians For Children Of Immigrants Who May Be Deported

Christine Baker’s family is ready to open up their home if President Trump orders a swift deportation of those here illegally. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/01/2017

Business Down In Chicago’s Little Village, Amid Fear Of Trump Immigration Policies

On Chicago’s Southwest Side, the Little Village neighborhood and its dozens of shops and businesses is usually thriving.

02/27/2017

Hate Mail, Racially Charged Flyer Surface During Dolton Mayoral Race

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports some candidates wonder if the current mayor has anything to do with it.

02/24/2017

Chicago’s Undocumented Wonder: What Will Happen To My Children?

Immigration advocates say fear of deportation is widespread. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/21/2017

Customers Rally Around Music Store Owner And Sick Wife

Loyal customers want to help pay off The Music Store owner’s debts so he can spend time with his sick wife.

02/20/2017

Syrian Woman Reunited With Family After Earlier Rejection At O’Hare Airport

The first attempt by Sahar Algonaimi ended in failure, because of President Trump’s travel ban. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/17/2017

Two Months Into 2017, Heroin Deaths Spike In Lake County, Ind.

For families who’ve lost someone to the drug the pain is almost unbearable. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/16/2017

Family Of Teen Who Was Set On Fire Holds Fundraiser To Find Killers

Demetrius Griffin, 15, was found burned in a garbage can on Chicago’s West Side last year. His family is still looking for answers. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/10/2017

Caught On Camera: Masked Bridgeport Burglar Makes His Escape

It wasn’t the only residence on the block that he hit. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

02/07/2017

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