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
Political Polarization: How Divided Are Americans On Key Issues? Phil Latzman December 07, 2017
On The Verge Of A Government Shutdown, Can GOP And Democrats Compromise? Phil Latzman December 07, 2017
Herm Edwards Is New Head Football Coach At Arizona State University Steve Goldstein December 05, 2017
November Was Warmest On Record In Phoenix Phil Latzman December 02, 2017
How Have Grocery Stores Changed Over The Years? Phil Latzman November 30, 2017
National Institute For Civil Discourse Calls For Civility In Political Dialogue Phil Latzman November 30, 2017
Valley Fever Cases Break Record For 2nd Year In California Phil Latzman November 30, 2017
Each Year, Stores Opening Sooner To Get Jump On Black Friday Phil Latzman November 22, 2017
Scottsdale Letting Bike-Share Companies Set Up Shop In City Phil Latzman November 22, 2017
Protest Music: Why Don't We Hear This Type Of Music Today? Phil Latzman November 22, 2017
Alice Cooper Talks His Rock Persona Phil Latzman November 16, 2017
Has Social Media Divided Us? Phil Latzman November 16, 2017
How Does The Decline Of Alt-Weeklies Impact Journalism? Phil Latzman November 16, 2017
Visually Impaired Arizona Man Competes In Ironman Triathlons Phil Latzman November 09, 2017
Alice Cooper Talks 'Christmas Pudding,' Solid Rock Teen Center Phil Latzman November 09, 2017
Chandler Army Veteran Teams Up With Mesa Police To Help Others With PTSD Phil Latzman November 06, 2017
American Islamic Forum For Democracy President Outspoken Against 'Acts Of Terror' Phil Latzman November 02, 2017
Helping Hands For Freedom To Hold Benefit Concert For Soldiers' Families Phil Latzman October 26, 2017
Thousands Turn Out For Lost Lake Festival In Phoenix Phil Latzman October 22, 2017
McCain On Health Care Reform: 'It Has To Be Bipartisan' Phil Latzman October 18, 2017
McCain Backs President's Nuclear Strategy In Iran Phil Latzman October 14, 2017
NCAA Forms Commission To Address Basketball Coaching Scandal Phil Latzman October 11, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Run Comes To End Phil Latzman October 10, 2017
Arizona's Congressional Contingent Weighs In On Tax Reform Proposals Phil Latzman October 10, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Return Home For Game 3 In NLDS Phil Latzman October 09, 2017

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