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
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
Spring Training Brings In A Lot Of Fans — And Money Phil Latzman March 5, 2019
Arizona's Hotshots Take The Field For Spring Pro Football Phil Latzman Feb. 15, 2019
New Football League Fills The Void Of NFL's Off-Season Phil Latzman Feb. 8, 2019
Lawmaker Proposes Sports Betting Throughout Arizona Phil Latzman Feb. 1, 2019
McCain Mural In Scottsdale Sparks Debate Over Art, Property Rights Phil Latzman Jan. 14, 2019
McCain 'Maverick Mural' On Hold In Scottsdale Phil Latzman Jan. 9, 2019
Arizona's Population Growth Rises Phil Latzman Dec. 20, 2018
Garagiola Jr. Returns to D-backs In Front Office Role Phil Latzman Dec. 20, 2018
Suns Are Staying, Some Remain Skeptical Phil Latzman Dec. 17, 2018
Sarver: 'Suns Are Not Leaving Phoenix' Phil Latzman Dec. 14, 2018
Ballet AZ's Annual 'Nutcracker' Show A Special Place For Kids To Fit Phil Latzman Dec. 7, 2018
Valley Rabbi To Host Syrian Refugees For Thanksgiving Phil Latzman Nov. 21, 2018
Phoenix Rising Play For Championship Phil Latzman Nov. 8, 2018
ABOR To Meet On UA Men’s Basketball Program Investigation Phil Latzman Nov. 1, 2018
Interim Suns GM Has High Expectations For New Season Phil Latzman Oct. 16, 2018
Sandra Day O’Connor Honored On Anniversary Of Appointment To Court Phil Latzman Sept. 25, 2018
Phoenix Rising Shows Promise, Other AZ Teams Falter Phil Latzman Sept. 21, 2018
MCCCD Football Enters Its Final Season Phil Latzman Sept. 14, 2018
Tempe Healing Field Honoring Victims Of 9/11 Phil Latzman Sept. 10, 2018