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 Lawmakers Weigh In On Gun Laws Phil Latzman Feb. 20, 2018
Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald Coming Back To Play In 2018 Season Phil Latzman Feb. 15, 2018
Waste Management Phoenix Open Crowds Hit Record Levels Phil Latzman Feb. 5, 2018
McCain: Attacks On FBI 'Serve No American Interests' Phil Latzman Feb. 2, 2018
White House Director Of Media Affairs Discusses Immigration, Border Security Phil Latzman Feb. 1, 2018
Flake Pushes Back Against Trump's Plans To Limit Legal Immigration Phil Latzman Jan. 31, 2018
UA Formally Introduces Kevin Sumlin As Head Football Coach Phil Latzman Jan. 16, 2018
UA Hires Kevin Sumlin To Coach Football Program Phil Latzman Jan. 15, 2018
ASU Professor Who Consulted On 'The Post' Weighs In On Movie's Message, Journalism Phil Latzman Jan. 11, 2018
What Are The Issues Plaguing The FDA? Phil Latzman Jan. 4, 2018
Why Are Hate Crimes In The U.S. On The Rise? Phil Latzman Jan. 4, 2018
Reuters Reporter Discusses Investigation Of Phoenix-Based Body Donation Company Phil Latzman Jan. 4, 2018
Arizona Senate President Considers Cap On Tuition Scholarship Phil Latzman Dec. 29, 2017
Could The Salt River Flow Through The Phoenix Area Again? Phil Latzman Dec. 28, 2017
The Consequences Of A Dry Winter In Northern Arizona Phil Latzman Dec. 28, 2017
The Current State Of Arizona's Economy Phil Latzman Dec. 28, 2017
Former UA Baseball Coach Jerry Kindall Dies At 82 Phil Latzman Dec. 25, 2017
Why Are Native Americans Excluded From Efforts To Combat Invasive Species? Phil Latzman Dec. 21, 2017
Ex-Interior Department Official On The Effects Of Climate Change On Indigenous Peoples Phil Latzman Dec. 14, 2017
Ex-NBA Star Chris Gatling Sentenced For Scottsdale Fraud Scam Phil Latzman Dec. 13, 2017
Poynter Institute Releases Study On Trust In The U.S. Media Phil Latzman, Mark Brodie Dec. 7, 2017
Political Polarization: How Divided Are Americans On Key Issues? Phil Latzman Dec. 7, 2017
On The Verge Of A Government Shutdown, Can GOP And Democrats Compromise? Phil Latzman Dec. 7, 2017
Herm Edwards Is New Head Football Coach At Arizona State University Steve Goldstein, Phil Latzman Dec. 5, 2017
November Was Warmest On Record In Phoenix Phil Latzman Dec. 2, 2017