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
Phoenix's Iconic In-Flight Catalog SkyMall Goes Bankrupt January 23, 2015
Businesses Outside Downtown Core Excited, Unsure What To Expect From Super Bowl January 23, 2015
Lawmaker Wants Lobbyists' Compensation To Be Public Information January 20, 2015
Lawmakers Try Again To Protect LGBT Community From Workplace Discrimination January 19, 2015
Plans Die For USA Basketball Complex In Downtown Tempe January 12, 2015
What Obama's Housing Plan Could Mean For Phoenix January 08, 2015
Obamacare May Ignite Big Shift In How Businesses Pay For Health Care December 29, 2014
APS To Move Ahead With Free Rootftop Solar For 1,500 Homeowners December 22, 2014
Corporation Commission Launches Probe Into Solar Leasing Practices December 19, 2014
Greater Phoenix Economic Council Loses CEO To California December 18, 2014
Mesa Plant's Future Unknown As Court OKs Apple, GT Settlement December 16, 2014
Scottsdale Police Labor Group Defends Big Payouts To Telemarketer December 15, 2014
Apartment, Office Construction Soar In Metro Phoenix December 10, 2014
Deregulation Of For-Profit Fundraisers In Arizona May Have Been Accidental December 04, 2014
Scottsdale Police Organization Gives Telemarketer Two-Thirds Of Donations Made For Needy Kids December 03, 2014
Maricopa Community College District Settles Whistleblower Suit For $4 Million December 01, 2014
Arizona Weighs Controversial Debate On E-Cigarette Taxation December 01, 2014
Valley Hotels Quadruple Rates For Super Bowl Weekend November 29, 2014
County Health Department: Sierra Leone Traveler Tested Negative For Ebola November 28, 2014
Expert: Retailers Train Consumers To Bargain Hunt November 28, 2014
Why The Definition Of Black Friday Has Changed Forever November 28, 2014
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