Chief, Macedonian Service
Lilica Kitanovska joined the Voice of America in 1999, and served in progressively more responsible positions as an international broadcaster, editor, lead anchor. She has been the Macedonian Service chief since 2015. Ms. Kitanovska has worked extensively on issues related to American culture, values and politics. Her reporting has focused on corruption, human trafficking, conflict resolution and legal and judicial reforms in Macedonia and other Balkan countries. She has also covered numerous high-profile assignments, such as U.N., NATO and World Bank meetings and conducted exclusive interviews with high-ranking U.S. and Macedonian officials. Prior to coming to VOA, Ms. Kitanovska worked as a freelance journalist, establishing the first freelance post in the U.S. for Macedonian media. She is a graduate of the Saints Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje with a B.A. in Law and International Studies.