Consumer advocacy

Christopher Elliott is a consumer advocate for a variety of media organizations. (For Elliott’s journalism credits, please see this page.)

He’s the author of the weekly syndicated Travel Troubleshooter column and this blog.

The Travel Troubleshooter, which is distributed by Tribune Media Services, appears in numerous media outlets, including the Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle and Washington Post.

He also writes a syndicated consumer advocacy column on a variety of subjects, which has been carried by the Consumerist, the web site published by Consumers Union.

Elliott is also the co-founder of the Consumer Travel Alliance, a nonprofit organization based in Washington that advocates for the traveling public, and is co-editor of the Consumer Traveler site.

Elliott founded the consumer advocacy site and wiki, On Your Side and is the author of the 2011 book Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals.

Here’s Elliott’s complete biography.

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