Phil Latzman

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Phil Latzman is an award-winning digital journalist and broadcast professional with over 25 years of experience covering news and sports on a multitude of platforms.

Latzman moved to Arizona in 2015 to be a part of what, he feels, is the best public media operation in the country at KJZZ. Before that. he was a reporter and columnist for the Tribune Company's South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

For a decade, Latzman served as morning news anchor and reporter for Florida's largest NPR station, WLRN. While there, he was part of WLRN's groundbreaking collaboration with the Miami Herald and was host and creator of the station’s weekly public affairs program, The Florida Roundup.

Latzman has interviewed some of the world's most interesting people from political circles to the entertainment world, while hosting a variety of talk shows, ranging from hard news to sports. His work has been honored numerous times by the Florida Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists for newscasts and for feature reporting on such topics as elections, Cuba and sports. Latzman also served as a Florida network correspondent covering everything from hurricanes to politics for NPR and other national media outlets.

Prior to coming to WLRN, Latzman was sports director for WIOD and WINZ, where he hosted a nightly sports-talk show and anchored coverage of Miami Dolphins, Miami Hurricanes and Miami Heat broadcasts. His was the first voice heard on WQAM when it became South Florida’s first all-sports radio station in 1992.

Latzman is a New York native who spent his formative years in broadcasting at WABC Radio, where he produced, edited and screened various talk shows in addition to New York Yankees baseball broadcasts.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Arizona Medical Marijuana Market Is Growing Phil Latzman Dec. 7, 2016
Outgoing Maricopa County Supervisor Kunasek To Miss His Constituents Phil Latzman Dec. 5, 2016
Amid Castro's Death, Arizona Official Discusses Escaping Cuba, Castro's Regime Phil Latzman Nov. 28, 2016
County Supervisor: Partnership Between County, D-Backs Has Deteriorated Lauren Gilger, Phil Latzman Nov. 22, 2016
New FBI Stats Show Spike In Phoenix Hate Crimes Phil Latzman Nov. 17, 2016
Bipartisan UA Group Calls For Restoration Of Civility Phil Latzman Nov. 17, 2016
As 'Code Talkers' Dwindle To Precious Few, Navajo Nation Marks Veterans Day Phil Latzman Nov. 11, 2016
Latino Voters Expected To Account For More Than 20 Percent Of Arizona Electorate Phil Latzman Nov. 8, 2016
Grand Prix Of Scottsdale Races Into Old Town This Weekend Phil Latzman Nov. 3, 2016
Arizona Congressional Contingent On Hillary Clinton's Latest Email Scandal Phil Latzman Nov. 1, 2016
'American Pastorela: The Trumpification Tour' Pokes Fun At Political Process Phil Latzman Oct. 27, 2016
Arizona Secretary Of State Assures Election's Integrity Phil Latzman Oct. 19, 2016
Diamondbacks Name New Executive Vice President And General Manager Phil Latzman Oct. 17, 2016
Senate Candidate Ann Kirkpatrick: 'It's Time For New Principled Leadership In Arizona' Phil Latzman Oct. 13, 2016
To Complete Triathlon: Breathe, Relax, Fall And Get Back Up Phil Latzman, Sarah Ventre Oct. 10, 2016
New Polls: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Neck-And-Neck In Arizona Phil Latzman Oct. 6, 2016
Treasurer: Arizona Does Not Need To Divest Itself From Wells Fargo Phil Latzman Oct. 6, 2016
Valley Law Enforcement Agencies Get $2.7 Million To Test Rape Kits Phil Latzman Oct. 4, 2016
The World's Marco Werman Hosting Arizona Border Discussion In Phoenix Phil Latzman Oct. 4, 2016
Arizona Police Leaders: Forces Should Be Diverse To Match Communities They Serve Phil Latzman Oct. 3, 2016
Arizona Congressional Leaders React To First Presidential Debate Phil Latzman Sept. 27, 2016
How Arnold Palmer's Golf Legacy Began In Phoenix Phil Latzman, Steve Goldstein Sept. 26, 2016
Proponents Fight Back Against Campaign To Defeat Arizona Proposition 206 Phil Latzman Sept. 21, 2016
Three Chandler Google Test Cars Crashed In August Phil Latzman Sept. 19, 2016
Soccer Club Owner Out After Tweeting Support For Trump Phil Latzman Sept. 16, 2016