Kenan Aliyev is the Executive Editor of Current Time, RFE/RL’s Russian-language TV program that brings independent news and information to Russian-speaking audiences in Russia and neighboring states. Produced jointly with VOA, it is broadcast via satellite stream by affiliates and on cable channels in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. Previously, Aliyev was Director of RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service. Prior to joining RFE/RL in 2004, he worked in Washington, DC as a broadcaster for Voice of America and was also a regular contributor to the BBC World Service. He served as a Baku-based reporter for RFE/RL’s Russian Service wrote for the independent Azerbaijani newspaper "Azadliq" before immigrating to the US in 1997.