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.

Road-Tripping Cubs Fans Celebrate On Way Back To Chicago

The ride back to Chicago for many Cubs fans means time to celebrate with strangers, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2016

No Tickets? Cubs Faithful At Progressive Field Dare To Dream

They came from Chicago, hoping to witness baseball history in Cleveland. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2016

Cubs Fans In Cleveland Not Deterred By Game 1 Loss, Rainy Weather

Many Cubs fans traveled for the World Series and say they’re not deterred by the Game 1 loss or rainy weather Wednesday.

10/26/2016

Let The Cubs-Indians Trash Talking Begin

What happens when the Cubs Faithful tread on the Tribes’ turf? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov went to find out.

10/25/2016

Die-Hard Cubs Fans Searching For World Series Tickets In Cleveland

Many Cubs fans outside Progressive Field made the trek to Cleveland without purchasing a ticket.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2016

Cubs Fans Hit The Road For Cleveland

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov stopped at a near-halfway point, at a truck stop in Indiana, and met up with some of the Cubs enthusiasts.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2016

Denise Brown Continues To Raise Money For Domestic Violence Victims

Denise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, is in town this week to raise money for domestic violence victims.

10/21/2016

Chicagoans Split Between Cubs, Final Presidential Debate

Many Chicagoans had a tough decision to make Wednesday night: to watch the final presidential debate or the Cubs NLCS Game 4.

10/19/2016

Lead Found In Chicago Park District Water Fountains, Sinks

Officials believe the lead in the Chicago Park District fountains and sinks could be caused by older, lead-based pipes.

10/18/2016

Cubs Fans Hopeful Ahead Of NLCS Game 2

Some fans stood in line to get into Wrigley Field about 2-3 hours ahead of time.

10/16/2016

Littlest Cubs Fan Has Known Nothing But A Winning Team

It’s good to be born in 2016 as a Cubs fan, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2016

Cubs Fans Remain Hopeful For A Game 4 Win In San Francisco

The Cubs lead the Giants, 2-1, in the NLDS.

10/11/2016

School Bus Brings Child Home — More Than 3 Hours Late

It was a tense evening for father Jose Aguilar. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

10/06/2016

Adoption Can Be Challenging For Multi-Racial Families

But not insurmountable. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

10/05/2016

Acclaimed Film ‘Birth Of A Nation’ Opens Amid Rape Controversy

Should the rape-charge acquittal of the director and co-writer matter as the acclaimed slavery-era movie opens? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov gets local reaction.

10/03/2016

A First For Same-Sex Couples: Triplets With DNA From Both Parents

Justin Ruehs and his husband, Adam Smeets, were ready to be fathers, but they weren’t so ready to hear their surrogate was pregnant with triplets. That wasn’t the only stunner.

09/29/2016

Mother Claims Elliot Nott Assaulted Her Daughter In 2011

One parent claims he assaulted her 8-year-old daughter years ago, but nothing was done.

09/28/2016

After CPS Partially Cut Pre-K Special Ed Transit, Officials To Reinstate

This summer, CPS yanked transportation from almost all those preschoolers.

09/27/2016

Father Of Slain Boy Sets Aside His Criminal Past, Seeks Redemption

Antonio Brown was vilified when his 7-year-old son, Amari Brown, was killed by a bullet meant for him. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

09/23/2016

Illinois Closing Several Emissions-Testing Sites; Long Lines Next?

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on why finding a place to test your auto emissions will soon test your patience.

09/22/2016

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