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
Suns Are Staying, Some Remain Skeptical Phil Latzman Dec. 17, 2018
Sarver: 'Suns Are Not Leaving Phoenix' Phil Latzman Dec. 14, 2018
Ballet AZ's Annual 'Nutcracker' Show A Special Place For Kids To Fit Phil Latzman Dec. 7, 2018
Valley Rabbi To Host Syrian Refugees For Thanksgiving Phil Latzman Nov. 21, 2018
Phoenix Rising Play For Championship Phil Latzman Nov. 8, 2018
ABOR To Meet On UA Men’s Basketball Program Investigation Phil Latzman Nov. 1, 2018
Interim Suns GM Has High Expectations For New Season Phil Latzman Oct. 16, 2018
Sandra Day O’Connor Honored On Anniversary Of Appointment To Court Phil Latzman Sept. 25, 2018
Phoenix Rising Shows Promise, Other AZ Teams Falter Phil Latzman Sept. 21, 2018
MCCCD Football Enters Its Final Season Phil Latzman Sept. 14, 2018
Tempe Healing Field Honoring Victims Of 9/11 Phil Latzman Sept. 10, 2018
New Look Arizona Cardinals Hope To Fly Back To NFL Playoffs Phil Latzman Sept. 7, 2018
Arizona Primary: Problems Reported At Phoenix-Area Polling Places Phil Latzman, Holliday Moore, Kerry Fehr-Snyder, Bret Jaspers, Christina Estes, Jackie Hai, Associated Press Aug. 28, 2018
AZ Vietnamese Community Holds Vigil For Sen. McCain Phil Latzman Aug. 28, 2018
Remembering The Life Of Sen. John McCain Phil Latzman, Mark Brodie, Steve Goldstein Aug. 25, 2018
Cardinals Face Saints In Second Preseason Game Phil Latzman Aug. 17, 2018
Fresh Faces Mark Milestone For AZ Teams Phil Latzman Aug. 10, 2018
AZ Election System May Still Be Vulnerable Phil Latzman July 24, 2018
Has Arizona's Medical Marijuana Gone Smoke Only? Phil Latzman July 2, 2018
Tempe-Based Carvana Opens Car Vending Machine Phil Latzman June 21, 2018
Construction Boosts Arizona Employment, Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.7 Percent Phil Latzman June 14, 2018
Arizona Business Leaders Decry Trade War With Canada Phil Latzman June 13, 2018
For Mercury, This Season As Much About Babies As Basketball Phil Latzman May 17, 2018
Flake Welcomes Release Of 3 Americans Held In North Korea Phil Latzman May 9, 2018
Ducey Signs Education Funding Bill After Long Night Of Debate Claire Caulfield, Kathy Ritchie, Phil Latzman May 3, 2018