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
US Officials: Fire Season Already Off To Troubling Start Phil Latzman May 17, 2016
Debate Over Expanding Arizona Supreme Court To 7 Judges Phil Latzman May 16, 2016
Ducey Signs $9.6 Billion Budget, Ending Legislative Session Phil Latzman May 10, 2016
Last Day For Public Comment On Proposed Arizona Power Grid Improvements Phil Latzman May 9, 2016
Arizona Voters Will Decide On Pension Reform With Proposition 124 Phil Latzman May 5, 2016
Arizona's Republican Party Chairman: Like Him Or Not, Donald Trump's Our Guy Phil Latzman May 5, 2016
Southwest In For A Busy Wildfire Season Phil Latzman May 3, 2016
Future Thinking: ASU Considers How Sports Will Play Out Over The Next 2 Decades Phil Latzman April 28, 2016
John McCain Won't Attend Republican National Convention In Cleveland Phil Latzman April 25, 2016
Opponents Of Recreational Pot Speaks Out On 4/20 Phil Latzman April 20, 2016
Recreational Pot Group Has More Than Enough Signatures For Arizona Ballot Phil Latzman April 18, 2016
Maricopa's Former Top Prosecutor Reflects On AzScam 25 Years Later Phil Latzman April 12, 2016
Arizona Attorney General Opens Investigation Into Speaker Gowan's Spending Phil Latzman April 8, 2016
University Of Phoenix Stadium Will Host 2017 NCAA Final Four Phil Latzman April 5, 2016
Meteorologist: Phoenix Area's Lack Of February, March Rain Is Unusual Phil Latzman March 31, 2016
Arizona Diamondbacks' Ultimatum To Update Chase Field Makes Waves Phil Latzman March 29, 2016
Arizona Diamondbacks Want Upgrades To Ballpark Or Threaten To Sue County Katherine Fritcke, Phil Latzman March 24, 2016
How Were Latino Voters Affected By Arizona Voting Issues? Phil Latzman March 24, 2016
Ducey Glad Arizona Voter Turnout Was High, Calls Long Lines Unacceptable Phil Latzman March 24, 2016
Many People Vote Early In Arizona's Presidential Preference Election Phil Latzman March 22, 2016
Proposed Bill Would Change Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election To Caucus System Phil Latzman March 22, 2016
From The Valley Of The Sun To 'The Brink Of Famine' Phil Latzman March 18, 2016
Jeff Flake Accompanying Obama On Historic Cuba Visit Phil Latzman March 16, 2016
Phoenix Freeway Shooting Suspect Files $10M Notice Of Claim Phil Latzman March 14, 2016
Political Shock Waves Over The Possibility Of Trump Profoundly Felt Among Arizona GOP Phil Latzman March 7, 2016