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
Arizona Corporation Commission Sets Conditions For Access To Deleted Text Messages June 26, 2015
Watchdog Group Threatens Lawsuit Over Arizona Utility Regulator's Text Messages June 25, 2015
ASU: Super Bowl XLIX Generated $719 Million Impact For Metro Phoenix June 23, 2015
Ruling Handed Down On Solar Property Tax Case Against State Revenue Department June 23, 2015
Makeover of Phoenix's Ritz-Carlton Triggers Layoffs Of Almost 200 Workers June 23, 2015
Company-Wide Layoffs May Hit Intel's Chandler Campus June 18, 2015
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport May Get Dumped By Allegiant Air June 16, 2015
Valley Housing Market Sees Drop In Supply, Boost In Demand June 11, 2015
Arizona Exporters Worry About Jobs, Business If Ex-Im Bank Expires June 11, 2015
Amazon Takes Gamble With Same-Day Delivery Rollout in Phoenix, Others May 29, 2015
Grand Canyon University Inks Sponsorship Deal With Nike May 27, 2015
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