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.

Title Author Publication Date
Record Year For Hurricanes Means Insurance Premiums To Go Up Phil Latzman September 25, 2017
Exhibit At Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum Celebrates Latin Music Legend Celia Cruz Phil Latzman September 22, 2017
Arizona Cardinals Kick Off 2017 Season On Sunday Mark Brodie September 08, 2017
Miami Prepares To Shut Down Amid Sense Of Panic For Irma Phil Latzman September 07, 2017
New U.S. Citizens Take Oath In Phoenix — Amid Tense Political Climate Phil Latzman September 01, 2017
Arizona Emergency Officials Assist In Hurricane Harvey Efforts Phil Latzman August 29, 2017
Flake: DACA Decision Should Be In Hands Of Congress, Not President Phil Latzman August 28, 2017
Solar Eclipse Viewing At Phoenix Heritage Square Phil Latzman August 21, 2017
Study: Final Four Championship Brought In $324 Million For Arizona Phil Latzman August 10, 2017
McCain Asks Trump To Tone Down Rhetoric On North Korea Phil Latzman August 09, 2017
New Arizona Poll: 62% Disapprove Of Sen. Flake's Performance Phil Latzman August 03, 2017
McCain Said He Had No Choice But To Vote Against ACA 'Skinny Repeal' Phil Latzman August 03, 2017
Gov. Ducey Seeks Cap For Damages In Medical Malpractice Suits Phil Latzman July 31, 2017
Senate Likely To Vote As Soon As Today On Health Care Bill Phil Latzman July 25, 2017
What's The Prognosis Of Sen. McCain's Glioblastoma? Phil Latzman July 21, 2017
Arizona Delegation Reacts To News That ACA Repeal May Be Dead Phil Latzman July 19, 2017
As Arizona Medical Pot Industry Expands, User Fee Focus Of Debate Phil Latzman July 15, 2017
Merger Aims To Create Arizona's Largest Medical Marijuana Operator Phil Latzman July 12, 2017
Report Names McCain In British Anti-Defamation Lawsuit Phil Latzman July 12, 2017
Sen. McCain Not Surprised By Trump Jr.'s Meetings With Russian Operative Phil Latzman July 11, 2017
Final Day For Public Comment On National Monuments — Including 4 In Arizona Phil Latzman July 10, 2017
Arizona Lakes Restocked With Quarter-Million Fish For Fishing Phil Latzman July 04, 2017
Center's 4-Month Outlook Puts Arizona, Utah At Increased Fire Hazard Phil Latzman July 03, 2017
Some Arizona Doctors Condemn Senate Health-Care Bill Phil Latzman June 29, 2017
SRP Delivers Record Amount Of Energy To Phoenix-Area Customers Phil Latzman June 20, 2017