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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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
Mesnard Considers Filing Lawsuit To Overturn Proposition 206 Phil Latzman December 13, 2016
Arizona's Congressional Delegation Weighs In On Russia Involvement Phil Latzman December 12, 2016
Goldwater Jr. Remembers Father At Air Guard Base Dedication Ceremony Phil Latzman December 12, 2016
Fees Proposed For Electric Car Owners In Arizona Phil Latzman December 08, 2016
Arizona Medical Marijuana Market Is Growing Phil Latzman December 07, 2016
Outgoing Maricopa County Supervisor Kunasek To Miss His Constituents Phil Latzman December 05, 2016
Amid Castro's Death, Arizona Official Discusses Escaping Cuba, Castro's Regime Phil Latzman November 28, 2016
County Supervisor: Partnership Between County, D-Backs Has Deteriorated Lauren Gilger November 22, 2016
New FBI Stats Show Spike In Phoenix Hate Crimes Phil Latzman November 17, 2016
Bipartisan UA Group Calls For Restoration Of Civility Phil Latzman November 17, 2016
As 'Code Talkers' Dwindle To Precious Few, Navajo Nation Marks Veterans Day Phil Latzman November 11, 2016
Latino Voters Expected To Account For More Than 20 Percent Of Arizona Electorate Phil Latzman November 08, 2016
Grand Prix Of Scottsdale Races Into Old Town This Weekend Phil Latzman November 03, 2016
Arizona Congressional Contingent On Hillary Clinton's Latest Email Scandal Phil Latzman November 01, 2016
'American Pastorela: The Trumpification Tour' Pokes Fun At Political Process Phil Latzman October 27, 2016
Arizona Secretary Of State Assures Election's Integrity Phil Latzman October 19, 2016

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