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
Some Arizona Doctors Condemn Senate Health-Care Bill Phil Latzman June 29, 2017
SRP Delivers Record Amount Of Energy To Phoenix-Area Customers Phil Latzman June 20, 2017
Phoenix To Reach Record Highs Phil Latzman June 19, 2017
Trump's Adjustment To U.S. Policy Toward Cuba Draws Reaction Phil Latzman June 16, 2017
Arizona Unemployment Rate Increases To 5.1 Percent In May Phil Latzman
Associated Press
June 16, 2017
Food Processing Company With Arizona Facility Recalls Chicken Phil Latzman June 12, 2017
State Historian: It's A Mistake To Ignore History, Remove Confederate Monuments Phil Latzman June 7, 2017
Arizona Heads Into Heart Of Fire Season Without FEMA Administrator Phil Latzman June 6, 2017
Phoenix Pioneer And Military Memorial Park Honors Veterans On Memorial Day Phil Latzman May 26, 2017
McCain, Franks Respond To Investigation Into Trump's Ties To Russia Phil Latzman May 22, 2017
Members of Congress Weary Of Crises Surrounding Trump Administration Phil Latzman May 17, 2017
McCain Disturbed By Trump Sharing Classified Information With Russians Phil Latzman May 16, 2017
Mesa Mayor John Giles Discusses City's Future Phil Latzman May 15, 2017
Mortality Study: Arizona In Top 20% Of States With Lowest Death Rates Phil Latzman May 9, 2017
Ex-Congressman Salmon: Washington More Dysfunctional Than Ever Phil Latzman May 5, 2017
Wet Winter May Mean Late Fire Season Risk This Year Phil Latzman May 2, 2017
U.S. House Republicans Attempting To Revive Health-Care Bill Phil Latzman May 1, 2017
Grijalva, Flake Weigh In On Trump's Stance On NAFTA Phil Latzman April 29, 2017
Original Bashas' In Phoenix Is Closing Its Doors Phil Latzman April 28, 2017
Sawmill Fire Spreads Out To 40,000 Acres Bridget Dowd, Phil Latzman April 26, 2017
Maricopa County Supervisors Select New Republican Lawmaker For Arizona House Phil Latzman April 26, 2017
Arizona Tourism Officials Bracing For Record Year Of Visitors Phil Latzman April 24, 2017
Republican Rep. Brophy-McGee Questions School-Voucher Law Phil Latzman April 20, 2017
Suns Announcer Steve Albert Announces His Retirement Phil Latzman April 18, 2017
Education Group: Voucher Law May Cause Teachers To Flee Classrooms Phil Latzman April 17, 2017