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
McCain, Franks Respond To Investigation Into Trump's Ties To Russia Phil Latzman May 22, 2017
Members of Congress Weary Of Crises Surrounding Trump Administration Phil Latzman May 17, 2017
McCain Disturbed By Trump Sharing Classified Information With Russians Phil Latzman May 16, 2017
Mesa Mayor John Giles Discusses City's Future Phil Latzman May 15, 2017
Mortality Study: Arizona In Top 20% Of States With Lowest Death Rates Phil Latzman May 09, 2017
Ex-Congressman Salmon: Washington More Dysfunctional Than Ever Phil Latzman May 05, 2017
Wet Winter May Mean Late Fire Season Risk This Year Phil Latzman May 02, 2017
U.S. House Republicans Attempting To Revive Health-Care Bill Phil Latzman May 01, 2017
Grijalva, Flake Weigh In On Trump's Stance On NAFTA Phil Latzman April 29, 2017
Original Bashas' In Phoenix Is Closing Its Doors Phil Latzman April 28, 2017
Historic Maps Of Southwest On Display At ASU Library Exhibit Lauren Gilger April 27, 2017
Maricopa County Supervisors Select New Republican Lawmaker For Arizona House Phil Latzman April 26, 2017
Arizona Tourism Officials Bracing For Record Year Of Visitors Phil Latzman April 24, 2017
Republican Rep. Brophy-McGee Questions School-Voucher Law Phil Latzman April 20, 2017
Suns Announcer Steve Albert Announces His Retirement Phil Latzman April 18, 2017
Education Group: Voucher Law May Cause Teachers To Flee Classrooms Phil Latzman April 17, 2017
Suns Are Young — And Fans Have A Lot To Look Forward To Phil Latzman April 13, 2017
D-Backs To Install Humidor At Chase Field To Store Baseballs Phil Latzman April 07, 2017
Arizona House Democrats Say Their Budget Priorities Are Ignored By Republicans Phil Latzman April 06, 2017
NCAA President Hints At Bringing Final Four Back To Valley Phil Latzman April 04, 2017
Mesnard Wants To Make State Budget Process More Transparent Phil Latzman April 03, 2017
Arizona Legislature Focuses On New Budget In Final Weeks Phil Latzman April 03, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Beat Giants On Opening Day Phil Latzman April 03, 2017
Diamondbacks Host Giants On Opening Day Phil Latzman April 02, 2017
Plenty Of Questions Remain 'On' Field For Diamondbacks Phil Latzman March 31, 2017