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
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
NCAA President Mark Emmert Visits ASU Phil Latzman March 30, 2017
Friday Newscap: March 24, 2017 Phil Latzman March 24, 2017
Lawmakers Vote To Trim Holding Rights Of Moving Companies Phil Latzman March 21, 2017
GOP Opposition To New Health Care Plan Mounts Phil Latzman March 20, 2017
New Arizona Congressmen Acclimate To Jobs In DC Phil Latzman March 05, 2017
McCain: Trump's Budget Proposal For Armed Forces Too Small Phil Latzman March 02, 2017
Rep. O'Halleran, Dems Underwhelmed By Trump's Address Phil Latzman March 01, 2017
Arizona Gov. Ducey To Meet With President Trump To Discuss Top Priorities Phil Latzman February 27, 2017
Schweikert, Grijalva Offer Differing Views On Trump's Immigration Order Phil Latzman February 20, 2017
Senate Panel Advances Bill For Arizona Coyotes To Use Tax Money To Build New Arena Phil Latzman February 15, 2017
Bill To Have Insurance Contracts In English Passes In House Phil Latzman February 13, 2017
Arizona Sports Tourism President: Next Bid To Host Super Bowl Up To Cardinals Phil Latzman February 06, 2017