Phil Latzman

The Show on KJZZ

Listen live weekdays at 9 a.m.

Phil Latzman's picture

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
David McCullough: History as a source of strength Sept. 20, 2013
Indian School Makes Historical Landmark List Laurel Morales March 26, 2018
Discussing the special election to succeed Gabrielle Giffords Sept. 20, 2013
Bill to ban texting while driving is defeated Sept. 20, 2013
Lawmakers seek power in Arizona Corporation Commission decisions Sept. 20, 2013
Arizona Mayors: Keep local decisions local Sept. 20, 2013
Arizona Memories: Snow at the Canyon Sept. 20, 2013
Proposed Arizona photo radar ban defeated Sept. 20, 2013
Gov. Brewer pushes budget priorities Sept. 20, 2013
Military Turns To Schools To Learn More About Climate Change Laurel Morales March 26, 2018
Brian Skerry's Ocean Soul Sept. 20, 2013
New apartments to serve downtown Phoenix community Sept. 20, 2013
Online retail tax fight heats up on Arizona returns Sept. 20, 2013
As Economy Picks Up, Latinos May Be Gaining Jobs Faster Than Others Jude Joffe-Block March 26, 2018
Padres, Mariners to stay in Peoria until 2034 Sept. 20, 2013
Mob History Revealed In New Museum Jude Joffe-Block March 26, 2018
AZ Congressional races shaping up to be competitive Sept. 20, 2013
Is government propping you up or holding you down? Sept. 20, 2013
How will the Latino vote affect the 2012 elections? Sept. 20, 2013
Do you understand your taxes? Sept. 20, 2013
Underwater mortgages tick upward Sept. 20, 2013
Union members try to stop anti-union bills Sept. 20, 2013
Automatic Vehicle Repo Devices May Be Illegal On Navajo Nation Laurel Morales March 26, 2018
Robrt Pela: Review of The Pillowman Sept. 20, 2013
Interview with author of 'The End of Illness' Sept. 20, 2013