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
As Senate Trial Looms, Arizona Representatives Discuss Impeachment Phil Latzman Jan. 13, 2020
D-Backs Institute New Clear-Bag Policy For 2020 Season Phil Latzman Jan. 7, 2020
78 Years Later, Arizona Pearl Harbor Survivors Live To Tell Their Tale Phil Latzman Dec. 6, 2019
Compassion Common Trait Among New AZ Veterans Hall Of Fame Members Phil Latzman Nov. 11, 2019
Dedicated Phoenix Soccer Fans Rising Up For Playoffs Phil Latzman Nov. 1, 2019
Health Centers Suing Arizona Over AHCCCS Reimbursements Phil Latzman, Lauren Gilger, Steve Goldstein
Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services
Oct. 29, 2019
Rowdy Fans Lift Phoenix Rising To Record 20-Game Win Streak Phil Latzman Sept. 20, 2019
Arizona 'Air Raid:' Cardinals To Debut New-Look Offense Steve Goldstein, Phil Latzman Sept. 6, 2019
What's In the Cards For The Cardinals In 2019? Phil Latzman Aug. 7, 2019
Arizona Coyotes Officially Announce New Owner Phil Latzman, Tom Maxedon July 29, 2019
Another New Start For Arizona Cardinals Phil Latzman July 26, 2019
Arizonans Play Prominent Role In Mueller Hearings Phil Latzman July 24, 2019
Arizona Rattlers Aim For Another Title And Perfection Phil Latzman, Mark Brodie July 12, 2019
2 AZ Nonagenarians Share War Stories Phil Latzman July 3, 2019
What Did Phoenix Suns Do On Draft Night? Phil Latzman, Mark Brodie, Steve Goldstein June 21, 2019
Roosevelt Lake Residents Ordered To Evacuate Chloe Jones, Phil Latzman June 20, 2019
Arizona Pearl Harbor Survivor Opens Up After 7 Decades Of Silence Phil Latzman June 5, 2019
Phoenix Suns Introduce New Coach Monty Williams Phil Latzman, Steve Goldstein May 22, 2019
Phoenix Suns Introduces New Head Coach Phil Latzman May 21, 2019
Arizona Cardinals Have First Pick In NFL Draft Phil Latzman April 25, 2019
Scottsdale CC Series Shines Light On Genocides Of The Past, Present And Future Phil Latzman April 19, 2019
Few Remaining Arizona Holocaust Survivors Gather In Scottsdale To 'Never Forget' Phil Latzman April 15, 2019
Arizona State University Hockey Makes NCAA Tournament Debut Phil Latzman March 29, 2019
Torch Passed To Second Generation Of Arizona Holocaust Survivors Phil Latzman March 21, 2019
Has Sean Miller Coached His Last Game At Arizona? Phil Latzman March 14, 2019