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
Construction Boosts Arizona Employment, Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.7 Percent Phil Latzman Jun. 14, 2018
Arizona Business Leaders Decry Trade War With Canada Phil Latzman Jun. 13, 2018
Officials: Designer Kate Spade Found Dead Associated Press, Phil Latzman Jun. 5, 2018
For Mercury, This Season As Much About Babies As Basketball Phil Latzman May. 17, 2018
Flake Welcomes Release Of 3 Americans Held In North Korea Phil Latzman May. 9, 2018
Ducey Signs Education Funding Bill After Long Night Of Debate Claire Caulfield, Kathy Ritchie, Phil Latzman May. 3, 2018
Arizona Hotel Occupancy Rate 3rd Highest In U.S. Heather van Blokland, Phil Latzman Apr. 24, 2018
Arizona’s Jobless Rate Remains Unchanged Phil Latzman Apr. 19, 2018
Suns Look For Bright Spots In Ashes Of Lost Season Phil Latzman Apr. 12, 2018
Spring Training Baseball Continues To Thrive In Arizona Phil Latzman Apr. 4, 2018
Hopes High For Diamondbacks As 20th Season Kicks Off Phil Latzman Mar. 29, 2018
Facing Uncertain Future, Wildcats Bow Out Early In NCAA Tourney Phil Latzman Mar. 16, 2018
Ducey Calls For Gun Control Measures As Capitol Erupts In Protest KJZZ News, Phil Latzman Mar. 13, 2018
What's Next For Arizona After Justice Dept. Sues California Over Sanctuary Laws? Phil Latzman Mar. 12, 2018
Arizona's GOP Congressional Contingent Is Giving Trump's Tariff Proposal Mixed Reviews Phil Latzman Mar. 9, 2018
Former AZ Sen. DeConcini: Assault Weapons Ban Could've Saved Lives If It Were Still In Effect Today Phil Latzman Mar. 1, 2018
Former Sen. Jon Kyl Is No Fan Of President Trump Phil Latzman Feb. 20, 2018
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

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