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
American Airlines To Drop US Airways Brand This Year As Part Of Merger May 12, 2015
Economists: Arizona Poised For Boost In Job Creation This Year May 06, 2015
Phoenix Ritz-Carlton Hotel Being Renamed, Closed For Renovations May 01, 2015
Top Executive Resigns From University of Phoenix's Parent Company April 29, 2015
GoDaddy Drops Longtime NASCAR Sponsorship Of Danica Patrick April 29, 2015
SRP Gets Legal Advice After Higher Fee Confusion April 28, 2015
'Warren Buffett of Mexico' Visits The Valley To Discuss International Trade April 22, 2015
President Of Controversial Scottsdale Police Association Announces Resignation April 16, 2015
Banner Health's New Headquarters May Give Boost To Midtown Phoenix April 14, 2015
Medical Board Making Progress, But There Is More Work To Do April 07, 2015
APS Becomes Latest Arizona Utility To Consider Raising Solar Fees April 02, 2015
SkyMall In-Flight Catalog May Be Revived By New Owner April 01, 2015
New Ruling To Allow 'Equity Crowdfunding' In US March 27, 2015
New Law Makes It Harder For Arizona Homeowners To Take Builders To Court March 26, 2015
Metro Phoenix Ranks Second For Underwater Homes March 20, 2015
Home Mortgages May Climb This Year With Fed Move March 18, 2015
Macerich Rejects $22B Mall Takeover Bid, Adopts 'Poison Pill' Defense March 17, 2015
Crowdfunding Bill Moving Swiftly Through Arizona Legislature March 16, 2015
Ex-Macy's At Mesa Fiesta Mall To Become Corporate Offices March 12, 2015
Macerich's Rival Ups Ante In $22 Billion Mall Takeover Offer March 11, 2015
PetSmart Buyout Deal Complete, New CEO Appointed March 11, 2015
PetSmart Shareholders Approve $8.7 Billion Buyout March 06, 2015
Shopping Mall Owner Macerich Facing Possible Takeover By Rival March 05, 2015
SolarCity Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against SRP For New Solar Rates March 03, 2015
Apple Tax Break Legislation Awaits Governor's Signature March 02, 2015