Kenan Aliyev is the Executive Editor of Current Time, the Russian language TV Channel since 2014. During his tenure, he oversaw the launch of the Current Time TV, an independent and international news network designed to connect Russian speakers around the world. Current Time is a project of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in cooperation with the Voice of America. The network regularly airs creative documentaries, including those that are banned in Russia because of their content. Kenan was previously Director of RFE/RL Azerbaijani Broadcast, Radio Azadliq. Before joining RFE/RL in 2004, Kenan worked in Washington, D.C. as a regular contributor to the BBC World Service and as a broadcaster for Voice of America, receiving VOA's Gold Medal Award for professional achievement in 2003.