I'M Alexa Gagosz.
a digital journalist exploring new ways to tell stories of politics, education and gender.
MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN DIGITAL TOOLS + SKILLS
HTML + CSS
WORDPRESS + WIX
SELECT* ADOBE PRODUCTS
MY LATEST WORK. SEE MORE >
Contributing Data Reporter
Contributed to their 2020 Election Coverage Tracker by auditing media narratives and trends; pitching stories, writing and building data visualizations.
Contributing Political Reporter
Covered City Council at-Large campaigns, race, gender and hearings at the State House. Wrote weekly stories for online and in print on deadline and took photos for Civil Rights paper.
Wrote stories on social justice issues: political races, the opioid epidemic, housing, education and inequity while handling the outlet's social media platforms, designing the website. Restructured brand and worked with community partners. Wrote + designed newsletters each month.
Placed second in the country as "Best Newspaper" by the College Media Association as I worked a minimum of 50 hours per week to supervise the complete production of the campus paper; pitching, writing, editing, designing the story in print and online, working with CMS after rebranding the 80-year old newspaper. Broke stories on administration and city. Started initiative to bring more women in the newsroom.
School of Journalism, Northeastern University
Taught three different courses within the School of Journalism: Journalism II; Journalism 4: "Digital Journalism & Social Media;" and "Race, Sex & Politics."