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
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
Professional Soccer Returns To The East Valley Phil Latzman Sept. 13, 2016
Maricopa Community Colleges Offer Help To ITT Tech Students After School Closes Phil Latzman Sept. 12, 2016
Arizona Cardinals Open Season Against New England Patriots Sunday Phil Latzman Sept. 9, 2016
Arizona Gov. Ducey Distances Himself From Trump's Border Wall Plan Phil Latzman Sept. 6, 2016
Offbeat Infotainment Radio Show Comes To Phoenix Mark Brodie, Phil Latzman Sept. 6, 2016
War Of Words Escalates Between Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, Donald Trump Phil Latzman Sept. 5, 2016
Incumbent Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell Leads After Latest Tally Phil Latzman Sept. 1, 2016
Data Transmission Error To Blame For Arizona Elections Results Website Glitching Phil Latzman Aug. 31, 2016
Kelli Ward: 'We Cannot Change Washington Unless We Change The People We Send There' Phil Latzman Aug. 26, 2016
Scottsdale Scraps LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Phil Latzman Aug. 24, 2016
Arizona Tells Voters: Don't Dilly Dally On Returning Those Early Ballots Phil Latzman Aug. 23, 2016
Republicans Outnumber Democrats, Independents In Latest Voter Counts Phil Latzman Aug. 22, 2016
Speculation About Cause Of Aetna Withdrawal From Federal Healthcare Exchanges Phil Latzman Aug. 18, 2016
Aetna Leaves Pinal County In The Lurch After Pulling Out Of Federal Exchange Phil Latzman Aug. 18, 2016
Health Insurer Aetna Retreats From Affordable Care Act Exchanges Phil Latzman Aug. 16, 2016
Group Meeting To Watch Perseid Meteor Shower At Lost Dutchman State Park Phil Latzman Aug. 12, 2016
Maricopa County Supervisors To Discuss Diamondbacks Field Upgrades Phil Latzman Aug. 9, 2016
Arizona Education Official: Prop123 Money Could Start Addressing Teacher Shortage Phil Latzman Aug. 8, 2016
One Year After Gold King Mine Spill, River Beds Still Recovering Phil Latzman Aug. 5, 2016
Arizona Sen. John McCain: Hillary Clinton Presidency Is 'A Worse Outcome Than Anything That I Could Imagine' Phil Latzman Aug. 5, 2016
Poll: Hillary Clinton Has Slight Lead Over Donald Trump Phil Latzman Aug. 3, 2016
It's Official: This Summer Is Hot Phil Latzman Aug. 2, 2016