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 Author Publication Date
Rival Agrees To Buy Scottsdale-Based Ambulance Company Rural/Metro Kristena Hansen July 31, 2015
Federal Government Launches Probe Into University of Phoenix Parent Company Kristena Hansen July 29, 2015
Z'Tejas, Taco Guild File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Kristena Hansen July 24, 2015
Arizona Attorney General Confiscates Utility Regulator's Cellphone Kristena Hansen July 23, 2015
Metro Phoenix Home Building Gets Boost In May From Rising Buyer Demand Kristena Hansen July 09, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commissioner's Phone To Be Examined This Week For Deleted Texts Kristena Hansen July 07, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commission Sets Conditions For Access To Deleted Text Messages Kristena Hansen June 26, 2015
Watchdog Group Threatens Lawsuit Over Arizona Utility Regulator's Text Messages Kristena Hansen June 25, 2015
ASU: Super Bowl XLIX Generated $719 Million Impact For Metro Phoenix Kristena Hansen June 23, 2015
Ruling Handed Down On Solar Property Tax Case Against State Revenue Department Kristena Hansen June 23, 2015
Makeover of Phoenix's Ritz-Carlton Triggers Layoffs Of Almost 200 Workers Kristena Hansen June 23, 2015
Company-Wide Layoffs May Hit Intel's Chandler Campus Kristena Hansen June 18, 2015
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport May Get Dumped By Allegiant Air Kristena Hansen June 16, 2015
Valley Housing Market Sees Drop In Supply, Boost In Demand Kristena Hansen June 11, 2015
Arizona Exporters Worry About Jobs, Business If Ex-Im Bank Expires Kristena Hansen June 11, 2015
Amazon Takes Gamble With Same-Day Delivery Rollout in Phoenix, Others Kristena Hansen May 29, 2015
Grand Canyon University Inks Sponsorship Deal With Nike Kristena Hansen May 27, 2015
American Airlines To Drop US Airways Brand This Year As Part Of Merger Kristena Hansen May 12, 2015
Economists: Arizona Poised For Boost In Job Creation This Year Kristena Hansen May 06, 2015
Phoenix Ritz-Carlton Hotel Being Renamed, Closed For Renovations Kristena Hansen May 01, 2015
Top Executive Resigns From University of Phoenix's Parent Company Kristena Hansen April 29, 2015
GoDaddy Drops Longtime NASCAR Sponsorship Of Danica Patrick Kristena Hansen April 29, 2015
SRP Gets Legal Advice After Higher Fee Confusion Kristena Hansen April 28, 2015
'Warren Buffett of Mexico' Visits The Valley To Discuss International Trade Kristena Hansen April 22, 2015
President Of Controversial Scottsdale Police Association Announces Resignation Kristena Hansen April 16, 2015