Editor in Chief
National Mortgage News
Austin Kilgore is the editor in chief of National Mortgage News and the SourceMedia Mortgage Group, which includes NMN, Origination News, Mortgage Servicing News and Mortgage Technology.
Kilgore writes articles for online and print, works both in front of and behind the camera to produce Web videos and other multimedia content and edits the work of staff journalists and contributors. He is also an active social media participant, engaging his audience across both personal and publication-branded Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook profiles.
He is a regular contributor to American Banker and other SourceMedia publications and has previously served as managing editor of the company's PaymentsSource.com.
Kilgore's served as an editor, reporter and photographer at numerous newspapers, magazines and online publications covering technology, financial services, real estate and public affairs. He is a Texas native and a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Recent Stories From this Author
Servicing's Dubious Distinction: Most Mortgage Complaints to CFPB
February 26, 2015 Problems related to loan servicing dominate the consumer complaints about mortgage companies made to the Consumer Financial...
Mortgage Servicing Execs' Pay Now Tied to Compliance, Not Budget
February 24, 2015 The heightened regulatory environment for servicers has also prompted a wave of process improvements.
End of Refi Boom Cost More Jobs Than Originally Estimated
February 9, 2015 The end of the refinance boom cost more nonbank mortgage lender jobs than originally estimated, though the revised figures...
Zillow CEO Says Trulia Brand Will Continue After Acquisition
January 28, 2015 If Zillow is allowed to acquire rival Trulia, the company says it will maintain both brands' websites.
Altisource Adds Chief Revenue Officer to Ease Reliance on Ocwen
January 20, 2015 Altisource Portfolio Solutions promoted John Vella to the new position of chief revenue officer in a bid to grow beyond its...
Technology Outlook: Data, Data and More Data
December 29, 2014 The ongoing push for more robust loan data will continue in 2015, as market participants across the mortgage lifecycle adopt...
Retaining MSRs No Small Task for Independent Mortgage Lenders
December 12, 2014 While evolving market conditions have made retaining servicing rights more attractive to independent mortgage bankers, making...
Lender Profits Hurt by Rising Fixed Costs, Poor Budget Oversight
December 5, 2014 Increased fixed costs and poor business intelligence are hurting independent mortgage bankers' bottom lines.
Remembering Steve Fraser
November 20, 2014 The namesake of the lifetime achievement Mortgage Technology Award left a tremendous legacy on the mortgage industry.
GSE CEOs Not Waiting on Congress to Make Reforms
October 21, 2014 While Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac wait for Congress to decide when and how to act on housing industry legislation, the...
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