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
Scottsdale Letting Bike-Share Companies Set Up Shop In City Phil Latzman Nov. 22, 2017
Renaissance Square Tree Removal Angers Shade-Seeking Visitors Phil Latzman Nov. 22, 2017
Protest music: Why don't we hear this type of music today? Phil Latzman Nov. 22, 2017
Alice Cooper Talks His Rock Persona Phil Latzman Nov. 16, 2017
Has Social Media Divided Us? Phil Latzman Nov. 16, 2017
How Does The Decline Of Alt-Weeklies Impact Journalism? Phil Latzman Nov. 16, 2017
Visually Impaired Arizona Man Competes In Ironman Triathlons Phil Latzman Nov. 9, 2017
Alice Cooper Talks 'Christmas Pudding,' Solid Rock Teen Center Phil Latzman Nov. 9, 2017
Vet Teams Up With Mesa Police To Help Others With PTSD Phil Latzman Nov. 6, 2017
American Islamic Forum For Democracy President Outspoken Against 'Acts Of Terror' Phil Latzman Nov. 2, 2017
Helping Hands For Freedom To Hold Benefit Concert For Soldiers' Families Phil Latzman Oct. 26, 2017
Thousands Turn Out For Lost Lake Festival In Phoenix Phil Latzman Oct. 22, 2017
McCain On Health Care Reform: 'It Has To Be Bipartisan' Phil Latzman Oct. 18, 2017
McCain Backs President's Nuclear Strategy In Iran Phil Latzman Oct. 14, 2017
NCAA Forms Commission To Address Basketball Coaching Scandal Phil Latzman Oct. 11, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Run Comes To End Phil Latzman Oct. 10, 2017
AZ Congressional Contingent On Tax Reform Proposals Phil Latzman Oct. 10, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Return Home For Game 3 In NLDS Phil Latzman Oct. 9, 2017
Rep. Paul Gosar Spreads Conspiracy Theory, Blames Liberals For Charlottesville Violence Phil Latzman Oct. 6, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Confident As They Begin NLDS Against Dodgers Phil Latzman Oct. 6, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Advance To NLDS After 11-8 Win Over Colorado Rockies Phil Latzman Oct. 5, 2017
D-Backs To Play In 1st Postseason Game In 6 Years Phil Latzman Oct. 4, 2017
Goddard: Trump Obstructing Justice With Arpaio Pardon Phil Latzman Oct. 2, 2017
Poll: Majority Think DACA Recipients Should Be Allowed To Stay Phil Latzman Sept. 28, 2017
UA Conducts Internal Investigation Of Assistant Basketball Coach Phil Latzman Sept. 28, 2017