Austin Kilgore is the editor in chief of National Mortgage News. 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 an active social media participant, engaging his audience across both personal and publication-branded Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook profiles.
Kilgore is also a contributing editor to American Banker 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.
Privatizing the government-sponsored enterprises is a priority for Treasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin. Here's a look at what it will take to pull off and the potential implications for the mortgage industry of unwinding the conservatorship.