Alexa Gagosz is a breaking news reporter for the Globe’s Rhode Island team. Prior to joining the Globe, she was an enterprise reporter for the Providence Business News, where she focused on all things COVID-19, the business of healthcare, state government and the hospitality industry. Previously, she was a contributing reporter for El Mundo Boston and the Bay State Banner. She is also the former editor in chief of The Suffolk Journal. Alexa earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Suffolk University, and her master's in media innovation from Northeastern University.