I'M Alexa Gagosz.

a digital journalist exploring new ways to tell stories of politics, education and gender.

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Northeastern University | Master's Candidate | Media Innovation | 3.9 GPA

Suffolk University | Bachelor's of Science in Journalism | Graduated: 2018 | 3.64 GPA 

01 PROFESSIONAL

MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN DIGITAL TOOLS + SKILLS

TWITTER

HTML + CSS

WORDPRESS + WIX

TABLEAU

SELECT* ADOBE PRODUCTS

DATAWRAPPER

PHOTOGRAPHY

DESIGN

 

02 PORTFOLIO

MY LATEST WORK. SEE MORE >

03 Experience

2019-PRESENT

Contributing Data Reporter

Contributed to their 2020 Election Coverage Tracker by auditing media narratives and trends; pitching stories, writing and building data visualizations.

2019-PRESENT

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.

2018-2019

Digital Director

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.

2014-2019

Editor-in-Chief

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.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

School of Journalism, Northeastern University

Teaching Assistant

Taught three different courses within the School of Journalism: Journalism II; Journalism 4: "Digital Journalism & Social Media;" and "Race, Sex & Politics."

FIND MORE

Download my resumé
 
 
CONTACT

alexagagosz@gmail.com

Currently based in Boston, MA

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