Phil Latzman is an award-winning digital journalist and broadcast professional who comes to KJZZ as a producer/host after spending more than two decades covering both news and sports in South Florida on a multitude of platforms.

Most recently, he was a reporter and columnist for the Tribune Company's South Florida Sun-Sentinel. For a decade he served as morning news anchor and reporter for Florida's largest NPR station, WLRN. While there, Latzman was part of WLRN's groundbreaking collaboration with the Miami Herald and was host and creator of WLRN'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 and Society of Professional Journalists for newscasts, and for feature reporting on such topics as elections, Cuba, hurricanes and sports. He also served as a Florida network correspondent covering everything from hurricanes to politics for NPR and other national media outlets.

Prior to coming to the 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.

Latzman is married and lives in Scottsdale with his fantastic wife Jill. They are proud parents of Mitchell and Marisa.

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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 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 07, 2017
Arizona Heads Into Heart Of Fire Season Without FEMA Administrator Phil Latzman June 06, 2017
Phoenix Pioneer And Military Memorial Park Honors Veterans On Memorial Day Phil Latzman May 28, 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 09, 2017
Ex-Congressman Salmon: Washington More Dysfunctional Than Ever Phil Latzman May 05, 2017
Wet Winter May Mean Late Fire Season Risk This Year Phil Latzman May 02, 2017
U.S. House Republicans Attempting To Revive Health-Care Bill Phil Latzman May 01, 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
Historic Maps Of Southwest On Display At ASU Library Exhibit Lauren Gilger April 27, 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
Suns Are Young — And Fans Have A Lot To Look Forward To Phil Latzman April 13, 2017

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