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
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
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