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 Workforce Development Changes Name To Arizona@Work Phil Latzman Feb. 17, 2016
Protesters: Arizona Senate Bill 1017 Unfair To Immigrants Phil Latzman Feb. 15, 2016
Phoenix RV Park Residents Get Little Relief From Pervasive Stink Phil Latzman Feb. 12, 2016
Miracle League Of Arizona Is Scottsdale's Own Field Of Dreams Phil Latzman Feb. 5, 2016
Phoenix Suns Fire Head Coach After 19th Loss Phil Latzman Feb. 2, 2016
Arizona's Governor Wants Out Of 'Overburdened' U.S. 9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Phil Latzman Jan. 28, 2016
More International Baseball Teams Training In Tucson Phil Latzman Jan. 28, 2016
Decades In The Making: How The Arizona Cardinals Have Finally Arrived Phil Latzman Jan. 22, 2016
Supreme Court Won't Hear Sheriff Arpaio's Appeal Over Obama's Immigration Plan Phil Latzman Jan. 19, 2016
Maricopa County GOP Leaders Rebuke McCain Phil Latzman Jan. 19, 2016
Stradivarius, World's Top Instruments Come To Phoenix Phil Latzman Jan. 14, 2016
Southern Transplants To Arizona Show Support In College Football National Title Phil Latzman Jan. 8, 2016
Can Phoenix Area Handle El Nino Wet Weather Deluge? Phil Latzman Jan. 7, 2016
Dennis Lambert Reflects On 20 Years On Air At KJZZ Phil Latzman Jan. 2, 2016
Clemson, Alabama Coming To Glendale For College Football National Championship Phil Latzman Jan. 1, 2016
University Of Arizona Professor Studies Dream's Role In Good Sleep Phil Latzman Dec. 31, 2015
Company To Pay Arizona, Train First Responders After Mishandling Medical Waste Phil Latzman Dec. 31, 2015
Not A Ball But A Boot Dropping In Prescott To Ring In 2016 Phil Latzman Dec. 31, 2015
Arizona Man Accused In Attack On Prophet Muhammed Cartoon Contest Re-Indicted Phil Latzman Dec. 24, 2015
Arizona High School Students Forge Special Bonds With Seniors Through Storytelling Phil Latzman Dec. 22, 2015
ADOT Star Wars-Themed Signs: Usefully Creative Or Distracting? Phil Latzman Dec. 17, 2015
Apartments, Condos Boom In Downtown Phoenix, Impacts Urban Core Phil Latzman Dec. 15, 2015
D-Backs Get New Pitcher For $206M, Most Expensive Deal In MLB History Phil Latzman Dec. 11, 2015
Arizona Residents Have Until 2020 To Get New IDs Phil Latzman Dec. 9, 2015
ASU Professors Speak In Paris At Global Climate Change Summit Phil Latzman Dec. 8, 2015