Dana Kozlov is an Emmy-award-winning political investigative reporter for CBS 2 Chicago. Prior to joining the station in 2003, she worked at WGN, CNN Chicago and WEEK-TV in Peoria, where she began her journalism career in 1992.

A native of Palatine and graduate of Fremd High School, she received her communications degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

Kozlov has been involved with many organizations since moving back to Chicago in 1995, especially those focused on the issue of domestic violence. Most recently, she served on the Board of the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network. She’s also worked with The Cradle and Rainbow House, among others.

Kozlov loves cooking, dance, yoga, music, reading, travel, all exercise and wine. She’s a proud Chicagoan whose family has deep roots in the city. She is also an enthusiastic Chicago sports fan.

Kozlov and her husband live and are raising their two children in the city.

Latest From Dana Kozlov

Chicago Police Video Of Gruesome Humboldt Park Shooting Was Made Public Without City's Permission, CBS 2 Has LearnedChicago Police believe cellphone video of a merciless shooting that left a man dead and a woman critically wounded in Humboldt Park over the weekend will help them catch the suspects. But on Monday, CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov learned one video of those crimes that was posted on social media came straight from a city camera – and should never have been made public.
Youth Development Coach Martin Murff, Who Worked With Kids To Stop Violence In Chicago At UCAN, Is Now Charged As Violent Gang LeaderMartin Murff spent years working with kids to stop violence in Chicago, and was thought to be part of the solution. But federal prosecutors in Michigan now say he is a huge part of the problem – and is actually the leader of a violent street gang.
While Lincolnwood Town Center Mall Is Struggling, Official Says Village's Fiscal Footing Is SoundFor three decades, Lincolnwood Town Center mall has been a big sales tax generator for the Village of Lincolnwood, but it's struggling now. Still, despite the mall’s slow decline, Lincolnwood is actually on sound fiscal footing.
With Expressway Shootings A Crisis In Chicago Area, Suburban Man Says He Was Narrowly Missed On I-290 In AugustExpressway shootings are becoming so common around Chicago that there are now more than 10 a month on average.
Woman Caught On Video Plowing Over Northwest Side Couple's Yard; They Say Criticism Of Ald. James Gardiner Made Them TargetA woman was caught on video destroying the front yard of a Northwest Side couple’s home with a sport-utility vehicle, and screaming loudly as she did so. The man believes his criticism of the local alderman made him a target.