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.
Emergency crews rescued a man who went into Lake Michigan near Montrose Harbor trying to save his dog Tuesday afternoon.
The day Elisa Madonia learned she had cancer, she thought things couldn’t get any worse, but they did.
An immigration right group watched the speech at a church in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. They gathered at this heart of Chicago church to watch President Obama’s speech with a sharp focus.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talks with restaurant operators who are seeing more empty tables.
In north suburban Lincolnshire, there have been ongoing supply concerns because demand has been unusually high this season. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Michael Jordan is by far Chicago’s favorite basketball star. Some of MJ’s most prized college possessions are up for auction, but are they real?
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports it is a story of strangers coming to the aid of a mom and grandmother, trapped in Chicago by the nasty conditions.
The cold is making it tough for drivers trying to navigate the roadways. The crunch of snow and now ice on Chicago’s side streets means slow going.
Stephanie Arnold was expecting her second child. Instead of joy, Arnold was convinced she was going to die, and she was right. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov has this original report.
Now that state lawmakers have taken the tough step of passing state pension reform, what does it mean for Chicago? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains.
If you’re looking for a way to work off that turkey dinner tomorrow – you can shop it off. Many stores will be open early in the evening and some almost all day.
One neighborhood watch group does more than call police. Members catch crooks — all by themselves. Even police say it’s making a difference, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov visited one of the CPS welcoming schools – DePriest Elementary — receiving students from buildings that have closed.
An 18-year-old woman from southwest suburban Worth died when she jumped out of the car of an alleged drug dealer, after buying $200 worth of anti-anxiety pills, Cook County prosecutors said Monday.
Big bucks — that’s what this week’s passage of the Illinois same-sex marriage bill may mean for the city and the state. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains.
The FDA wants to ban an ingredient in some of your favorite foods, such as microwave popcorn. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on what this might mean to the taste — and healthiness — of what you eat.
Hundreds of Chicago moms are taking their concerns about concussions to the commissioner of the NFL at the home of the Bears.
At the very scene where Adarius Green died, family and friends held a vigil to ask community members: If you know something, say something. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago’s Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein says it will change the face of a parcel of land that used to house the old U.S. Steel Mill.
Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. It is still under investigation.