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
Prescott nonprofit director accused of stealing $400,000 Bridget Dowd April 13, 2024
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Arizona has more than 2,000 historical markers. Take a closer look at a few of them KJZZ, AZPM, KNAU and KAWC April 16, 2024
Valley Metro plans April 24 town hall about upcoming transit fare system Ignacio Ventura April 13, 2024
ASU unveils statue of historic baseball coach Bobby Winkles Ignacio Ventura April 13, 2024
Senate Democrats to file ethics complaint after GOP blocks Arizona abortion law repeal Wayne Schutsky April 13, 2024
Veterinarians are in demand at animal shelters Kathy Ritchie April 15, 2024
Hobbs: Local prosecutors can't charge abortion cases Wayne Schutsky, Kirsten Dorman
Howard Fischer / Capitol Media Services
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Arizona launches financial assistance program for 1st-time homebuyers Wayne Schutsky April 12, 2024
Adoption fees waived at East Valley animal shelter Greg Hahne April 12, 2024
Horne criticizes Hobbs veto of cellphones in school bill Kirsten Dorman April 12, 2024
In Arizona and elsewhere, new citizens could sway the election Alisa Reznick April 15, 2024
$55M headed to border counties, migrant nonprofits Jill Ryan April 12, 2024
Hobbs appoints 2 new Arizona Board of Regents members Wayne Schutsky April 12, 2024
VP Harris denounces near-total abortion ban in Tucson Greg Hahne
Paola Rodriguez/AZPM, Associated Press
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The similarities and differences between refugees and asylum seekers coming to Arizona Lauren Gilger April 12, 2024
NewsCap: AZ abortion ruling is 'a disaster for Republicans' Mark Brodie April 12, 2024
Diné College gets national grant for boarding school project Gabriel Pietrorazio April 15, 2024
Refugees in Tempe are learning to be caregivers. More immigrants could help the shortage Kathy Ritchie April 19, 2024
AZ budget deficit isn't as bad as advisers initially thought Camryn Sanchez April 11, 2024
Here's when AZ gas prices are expected to drop Kirsten Dorman April 11, 2024
A county's regulation of short-term rentals might violate Arizona law Camryn Sanchez April 12, 2024
Arizona Cactus League attendance the highest since 2019 Jacob Suever, Spencer West April 11, 2024