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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

  • $34 billion
    in loans financed in 2022
  • Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Recipient
    by the Secretary of Defense
  • More than 4,300 employees
    in more than 36 states
  • More than $130 million
    raised for nonprofit charitable arm, Veterans United Foundation since Nov. 2011
  • No. 8 Best Place to Work
    according to Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2022

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Media Team

Chad Moller
Communications Manager
(573) 876-2600 ext. 6924

Tierre Banks
Sr. Media Relations Specialist
(800) 814-1103 ext. 3220

Meet The Expert

Chris Birk, Vice President of Mortgage Insight 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. His analysis and articles have appeared at a host of sites and publications, including the Washington Post, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, ABC News, USA Today, the Houston Chronicle and more. 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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