Kristena Hansen covered commercial and residential real estate for the Phoenix Business Journal for the past two years, which involved a range of topics from housing trends, publicly traded home builders and real estate investment trusts (REITs), and commercial development.

She previously worked for The Arizona Republic, covering a variety of business topics and also education.

Before graduating from ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 2010, Hansen completed seven internships at publications such as The Arizona Republic, Phoenix Business Journal and Los Angeles Times.

Hansen is a Seattle native but has lived in the Valley for the past 12 years. In her spare time, you can find her with her dog hiking some mountain or camping.

Title Publication Date
Public Comment Period Extended For Energy Efficiency Proposal November 24, 2014
PetSmart Lures Buyer Interest In Takeover Talks November 20, 2014
Corporation Commission To Weigh Removal Of Energy Efficiency Standards November 11, 2014
Apple, GT Settlement Threatened By Ruling To Unseal Documents October 31, 2014
Corporation Commission Candidate Being Sued For $200K IRS Bill October 31, 2014
Valley Housing Rut Continues As Buyer Demand Declines October 24, 2014
Bankruptcy Court Approves Closure of Apple's Mesa Plant October 22, 2014
The Joint Of Scottsdale Hopes To Go Public For $35 Million October 17, 2014
Apple Supplier Delisted From Nasdaq, To Begin Mesa Layoffs Next Week October 17, 2014
GOP Corporation Commission Candidates Admit To Breaking Campaign Finance Laws October 17, 2014
'Dark Money' Clouds Contentious Arizona Corporation Commission Race October 16, 2014
Why Apple's Relationship With Sapphire Glass Supplier In Mesa Soured October 13, 2014
SolarCity Enters Lending Business As New Tax On Leased Solar Looms October 09, 2014
Arizona Medical Board Reverses Decision To Stop Issuing Physician Licenses October 08, 2014
Apple's Sapphire Glass Manufacturer Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy October 06, 2014
JPMorgan's Cyber Attack Hits 83 Million Households, Businesses October 03, 2014
America's Taco Shop Shuts Down Central Phoenix Location October 03, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright School May Not Lose Accreditation After All September 28, 2014
Historic Designation Of Phoenix Wright House May Get Delayed Again September 23, 2014
Phoenix Spending Bond Funds To Reassess Historic Fairgrounds Building September 22, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright School To Graduate Final Group Of Master's Students September 11, 2014
Property Insurance Rates Unlikely To Rise After Record Rainfall September 08, 2014
ASU Adds Subscription Fee To Upgraded Housing Research September 03, 2014
Arizona Tops Nation For Clean-Energy Job Growth September 03, 2014
APS Proposes To Put Free Solar On 3,000 Homes Next Year August 29, 2014