From 1985 until his retirement in 2017, Kim Andrew Elliott was an audience research analyst and broadcaster at the Voice of America and the Broadcasting Board of Governors. From 1995 to 2002, he was producer and host of "Communications World," a popular weekly Voice of America program about electronic media and international broadcasting. Later he produced VOA Radiogram (2012-2107), an experiment in transmitting text and images via existing shortwave broadcast transmitters.
Since retirement, Dr. Elliott has produced the successor to VOA Radiogram, Shortwave Radiogram, transmitted via private shortwave broadcast facilities.
Before he came to the Voice of America in 1985, Dr. Elliott was on the faculties of communication at the University of Massachusetts and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
He has a B.A. (1974) in international affairs from the George Washington University and an M.A. (1977) and Ph.D. (1979) in communication from the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Elliott's papers and articles have appeared in Foreign Policy, Foreign Service Journal, New York Times, Houston Chronicle, The Age (Melbourne), Journalism Quarterly, Gazette, Radio World, Monitoring Times, the Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and other publications. He reports on developments in international broadcasting on his Twitter account @kaedotcom.