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
Arizona Cardinals Agree To $62.5 Million Contract With Tyrann Mathieu Phil Latzman Aug. 2, 2016
Arizona Cardinals Open Training Camp With High Hopes Phil Latzman Aug. 1, 2016
How Hard Do Girls Rock? Count The Ways At Girls Rock Phoenix Phil Latzman July 29, 2016
Phoenix Resident Wyatt Earp Carrying On His Famous Uncle's Legacy Phil Latzman July 26, 2016
Black Lives Matter Protestors Could Be Part 'New Phoenix' Politics Phil Latzman July 25, 2016
Arizona Delegation Pledges To Unify At DNC Phil Latzman July 25, 2016
Success Eludes Arizona Diamondbacks After Promising Off-Season Phil Latzman July 22, 2016
Former Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Dies At 67 Phil Latzman July 22, 2016
McCain Challenger Kelli Ward Courts Would-Be Trump Voters Phil Latzman July 19, 2016
Arizona Gov. Ducey Supports Trump Nomination Phil Latzman July 19, 2016
Campaign Finance Law Repeal Won't Be On Arizona Ballot Phil Latzman July 15, 2016
In Flagstaff, Voters Could Face Two Separate Minimum Wage Hike Proposals On The Ballot Phil Latzman July 14, 2016
Arizona Man Accused Of Terrorism Plots Enters Plea Of Not Guilty Phil Latzman July 8, 2016
'Credible And Serious Threat' Shutters Arizona Elections Website Steve Goldstein, Phil Latzman July 6, 2016
Climate Scientists Predict 'Fiery Future' For The West Phil Latzman July 5, 2016
Arizona Lacks Legal Limit For Marijuana Use While Driving Phil Latzman
Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services
July 4, 2016
Commissioner Tobin Wants APS To Study Battery Storage Phil Latzman June 16, 2016
Arizona Sen. Flake: Donald Trump Comments On Orlando Shooting 'Disgusting' Phil Latzman June 15, 2016
With Prop 123 Money Now Available, Arizona School Districts Rush To Fill Teacher Vacancies Phil Latzman June 13, 2016
Arizona Sanders Backers Say Bernie Deserves To Stay In The Race Phil Latzman June 9, 2016
Phoenix Resident Muhammad Ali Remembered As Valley Local Who Contributed A Lot To Parkinson's At Barrow Institute Phil Latzman June 6, 2016
Fans Around The World Remember Muhammad Ali Phil Latzman June 4, 2016
Arizona Won't Increase Spending To Promote Tourism Despite Travelers Bringing In Big Bucks Phil Latzman May 31, 2016
Migrant Trail Pilgramage Draws Attention To Border Crossing Deaths In Southern Arizona Phil Latzman May 30, 2016
Arizona Secretary Of State's Office Responds To Criticism Over Election Pamphlet Phil Latzman May 25, 2016