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.

Title Author Publication Date
Lawmakers Vote To Trim Holding Rights Of Moving Companies Phil Latzman March 21, 2017
GOP Opposition To New Health Care Plan Mounts Phil Latzman March 20, 2017
New Arizona Congressmen Acclimate To Jobs In DC Phil Latzman March 05, 2017
McCain: Trump's Budget Proposal For Armed Forces Too Small Phil Latzman March 02, 2017
Rep. O'Halleran, Dems Underwhelmed By Trump's Address Phil Latzman March 01, 2017
Arizona Gov. Ducey To Meet With President Trump To Discuss Top Priorities Phil Latzman February 27, 2017
Schweikert, Grijalva Offer Differing Views On Trump's Immigration Order Phil Latzman February 20, 2017
Senate Panel Advances Bill For Arizona Coyotes To Use Tax Money To Build New Arena Phil Latzman February 15, 2017
Bill To Have Insurance Contracts In English Passes In House Phil Latzman February 13, 2017
Arizona Sports Tourism President: Next Bid To Host Super Bowl Up To Cardinals Phil Latzman February 06, 2017
Hideki Matsuyama Wins Waste Management Phoenix Open Second Year In A Row Phil Latzman February 06, 2017
PIR Upgrade Could Raise Profile Of Valley's Expanding Sports Scene Phil Latzman February 02, 2017
Trump's Media Affairs Director: President Is Keeping Campaign Promises Phil Latzman January 30, 2017
Arizona Republican Senators Against Trump's Immigration Orders Phil Latzman January 30, 2017
Arizona's Top Elected Officials React To Trump's Border Wall Plans Phil Latzman January 26, 2017
Arizona Bill To Allow Electronic Billboards In 60-Mile Area From Laughlin Phil Latzman January 23, 2017
Once Reluctant To Adopt Holiday, Arizona Now Embraces MLK Legacy Phil Latzman January 16, 2017
Havasupai Urge Obama To Reconsider Designating Grand Canyon A Monument Phil Latzman January 12, 2017
Sinema Still Committed To Making Sure DACA Program Stays In Place Phil Latzman January 10, 2017
County Board Of Supervisors Chairman Responds To Diamondbacks Lawsuit Phil Latzman January 04, 2017
Arizona Cities Hit Record Heat In 2016 Phil Latzman January 02, 2017
Home Prices Up 5.2 Percent In Phoenix Phil Latzman December 27, 2016
More Rain To Come In Valley; Snow Expected In Northern Arizona Phil Latzman December 23, 2016
Arizona Chamber Of Commerce Weighing Whether To Appeal Prop. 206 Phil Latzman December 22, 2016
Senator McCain Calls For Special Committee To Investigate Russian Cyberattacks Phil Latzman December 19, 2016