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Award winning journalist Eric Blumberg joins Veterans United Home Loans as a multimedia producer

February 23, 2013

Veterans United Home Loans announced today Eric Blumberg, an award winning journalist, will join its

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Veterans United Home Loans announced today Eric Blumberg, an award winning journalist, will join its team March 6 as a multimedia producer. Blumberg's new role will focus on covering stories and issues across the nation relevant to veterans.

"Whether it is helping during the home buying process or providing information to help them use their benefits, we are constantly looking for ways to serve our veterans and active military," said Kris Farmer, chief marketing officer for Veterans United Home Loans. "Eric's multimedia experience is a great addition to our team and will help us serve even more people."

Blumberg previously worked for KOMU-TV 8 where he was a multimedia sports journalist for 10 years. He earned a regional Edward R. Murrow award in 2010, and has multiple first place awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association.

"I'm excited to join Veterans United and find the unique and inspiring stories of our military men and women," Blumberg said. "I greatly enjoyed my time at KOMU, and thank everyone who made it so much fun."

Veterans United Facts

  • $16.4 billion
    in loans financed in 2019
  • No. 17 on the 100 Best Companies to Work for List
    published by Great Place to Work and Fortune in 2020
  • More than $50 million
    raised for nonprofit charitable arm, Veterans United Foundation since Nov. 2011
  • More than 3,000 employees
    in more than 20 states

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Media Team

John Quin
Director of Communications, Veteran
(800) 814-1103 ext. 4540
john.quin@vu.com

Chris Cline
Senior Media Relations Specialist
(573) 817-4523
communications@vu.com

Meet The Expert

Chris Birk, Director of Education at Veterans United Chris Birk
Author, The Book on VA Loans

Chris is the nation’s leading expert on VA Loan benefits. He authored The Book on VA Loans in 2011, and maintains the VA Loans Insider blog. Chris writes about military home buying and the mortgage industry for a host of sites and publications, from Zillow’s Mortgages Unzipped and About.com to the Huffington Post and Motley Fool. Members of the media may request a free copy of The Book on VA Loans to learn more about the VA loan program.

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