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
Friday Newscap: Feb. 10, 2017 Mark Brodie, Phil Latzman Feb. 10, 2017
Arizona Sports Tourism President: Next Bid To Host Super Bowl Up To Cardinals Phil Latzman Feb. 6, 2017
Hideki Matsuyama Wins Waste Management Phoenix Open Second Year In A Row Phil Latzman Feb. 6, 2017
PIR Upgrade Could Raise Profile Of Valley's Expanding Sports Scene Phil Latzman Feb. 2, 2017
Trump's Media Affairs Director: President Is Keeping Campaign Promises Phil Latzman Jan. 30, 2017
Arizona Republican Senators Against Trump's Immigration Orders Phil Latzman Jan. 30, 2017
Arizona's Top Elected Officials React To Trump's Border Wall Plans Phil Latzman Jan. 26, 2017
Arizona Bill To Allow Electronic Billboards In 60-Mile Area From Laughlin Phil Latzman Jan. 23, 2017
Once Reluctant To Adopt Holiday, Arizona Now Embraces MLK Legacy Phil Latzman Jan. 16, 2017
Havasupai Urge Obama To Reconsider Designating Grand Canyon A Monument Phil Latzman Jan. 12, 2017
Sinema Still Committed To Making Sure DACA Program Stays In Place Phil Latzman Jan. 10, 2017
County Board Of Supervisors Chairman Responds To Diamondbacks Lawsuit Phil Latzman Jan. 4, 2017
Arizona Cities Hit Record Heat In 2016 Phil Latzman Jan. 2, 2017
Home Prices Up 5.2 Percent In Phoenix Phil Latzman Dec. 27, 2016
More Rain To Come In Valley; Snow Expected In Northern Arizona Phil Latzman Dec. 23, 2016
Arizona Chamber Of Commerce Weighing Whether To Appeal Prop. 206 Phil Latzman Dec. 22, 2016
Senator McCain Calls For Special Committee To Investigate Russian Cyberattacks Phil Latzman Dec. 19, 2016
Mesnard Considers Filing Lawsuit To Overturn Proposition 206 Phil Latzman Dec. 13, 2016
Arizona's Congressional Delegation Weighs In On Russia Involvement Phil Latzman Dec. 12, 2016
Goldwater Jr. Remembers Father At Air Guard Base Dedication Ceremony Phil Latzman Dec. 12, 2016
Fees Proposed For Electric Car Owners In Arizona Phil Latzman Dec. 8, 2016
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