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
Hobbs denies allegations she lobbied against a sober living homes bill Camryn Sanchez March 30, 2024
'Sanctuary: Who Belongs Here?' asks about our border in a fraught time Lauren Gilger April 1, 2024
Wind up to 50 miles an hour possible on Saturday in metro Phoenix Jill Ryan March 29, 2024
Gila River Indian Community artist designs basketball hoops for March Madness Ignacio Ventura March 29, 2024
Glendale Public Library eliminates late fees Kirsten Dorman March 30, 2024
Peoria files lawsuit against former city attorney, mayor Wayne Schutsky March 29, 2024
Mesa unveils new plaque honoring Cesar Chavez Bridget Dowd March 29, 2024
Chandler to purchase 2,800 iPads for second graders Bridget Dowd March 29, 2024
Following Dem opposition, Hobbs signs 'tamale bill' she killed last year Camryn Sanchez, Wayne Schutsky March 29, 2024
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The EPA set new standards for outdoor air quality. Who sets the standards for indoors? Greg Hahne April 1, 2024
NewsCap: Defamation lawsuit could bankrupt Kari Lake Mark Brodie March 29, 2024
Arizona loses to Clemson in NCAA Tournamnet Phil Latzman
Associated Press
March 29, 2024
His first reporting assignment in Arizona: Meet the venomous reptiles Sam Dingman March 29, 2024
AZ lawmaker Jake Hoffman to run for RNC position Camryn Sanchez March 28, 2024
Hobbs says she's losing patience with UA president Camryn Sanchez March 29, 2024
Eviction trends are continuing in the wrong direction Katherine Davis-Young March 28, 2024
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House preliminarily OKs bill punishing schools discouraging student discipline referrals Greg Hahne
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
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Mesa Public Schools approves $242,000 for wellness app Bridget Dowd March 28, 2024
ASU to offer country's 1st master’s degree program in AI in business Jill Ryan March 28, 2024
NAU breaks ground on new Hospitality Center in Mesa Spencer West March 28, 2024
Lawmakers are nowhere close to a budget. Here's why Mark Brodie March 28, 2024