Phil Latzman

A veteran of nearly two decades in radio, Phil came to WLRN in 2003 after stints at WIOD, WQAM and WINZ, and before that, WABC in New York.

Originally a sportscaster by trade, the versatile Latzman has also hosted his own television show in West Palm Beach and authored a weekly column in the South Florida Sun-Times.

He has garnered three Associated Press and three "Achievements in Radio" awards during his broadcast career.


Phil resides in Hollywood, FL with wife Jill and two children, Mitchell and Marisa.



Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has not been seen or heard from in public since he underwent cancer surgery in Cuba last month. This has raised concerns about the stability of his country, both in Venezuela and also in South Florida, which is home to tens of thousands of Venezuelan expatriates.

Here's Phil Latzman of our member station WLRN in Miami.