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
Changes at ABOR lead to pay raise for interim director Matthew Casey March 26, 2024
Teacher accused of hiding cameras in changing room Bridget Dowd March 26, 2024
Phoenix author has multiple books coming out this year Lauren Gilger March 28, 2024
Program brings shade trees to low-income schools Katherine Davis-Young March 26, 2024
Sen. Eva Burch hopes her personal story will boost abortion rights campaign in Arizona Wayne Schutsky March 27, 2024
New AZ nursing program aims to prevent burnout Bridget Dowd March 26, 2024
Wrigley Mansion sommelier gives his take in 'natural wine' vs. traditionally made wine debate Lauren Gilger March 27, 2024
Vote for designs for next Maricopa County 'I voted' stickers Katherine Davis-Young March 26, 2024
The Funky Latina Music Festival is a mix of sound and culture Tom Maxedon March 28, 2024
Coconino Forest ancient village renamed Elden Pueblo Heritage Site Michel Marizco March 26, 2024
As libraries struggle with e-book and audiobook costs, how do AZ's libraries fare? Kirsten Dorman April 1, 2024
GOP resolution would make tips exception to $18 Arizona minimum wage initiative Lauren Gilger March 26, 2024
An AZ rancher is accused of killing a migrant. How will the trial play out? Lauren Gilger March 26, 2024
How kids born during COVID-19 quarantines may be affected by allergies Mark Brodie March 26, 2024
'Fake elector' says Democrats are persecuting him, declines to answer questions Camryn Sanchez March 26, 2024
The history of — and controversy over — baseball’s Faith and Family Night Lauren Gilger March 26, 2024
This urban planner says hostile architecture makes public spaces inequitable Mark Brodie March 26, 2024
Reporter Christina Estes debuts her first mystery novel Lauren Gilger March 26, 2024
Arizona leads the nation in threats against elections officials Camryn Sanchez March 26, 2024
Arizona leaders tell appeals court: EPA pollution standards have gone too far Camryn Sanchez
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March 26, 2024
AZ Board of Education scraps new rules for school voucher program Wayne Schutsky March 25, 2024
Hearing set on FTC's proposed rule to ban junk fees Matthew Casey March 25, 2024
Mexico's suit against AZ gun stores to move forward Alisa Reznick March 25, 2024
Federal border funds finally coming to AZ Alisa Reznick March 25, 2024
Man gets prison for voicemails threatening Hobbs Associated Press, Kirsten Dorman March 25, 2024

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