Index of published work
Please find below a full index of my published work, including an array of commissioned and non-commissioned opinion and political pieces, reviews, blogs, news articles, interviews and video content across a variety of publications. The links to the web addresses where the articles were published can be found next to the article descriptions.
A publication offering advice, tips and information to journalists.
An article about the role Snapchat plays in mainstream newspaper’s content strategy, framed by an interview with Jasper Fulcher from the Telegraph: https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/-tiktok-does-not-have-the-same-environment-for-media-partners-as-snapchat-/s2/a760239/
An article considering the impact COVID-19 has had on journalism graduates, framed by an interview with Imogen Holland, recent graduate and current radio journalist: https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/how-did-you-get-your-first-job-in-freelance-journalism-/s2/a760949/
An award-winning publication led by women that aims to unite and empower journalists across the globe.
An article considering the impact of a meat-free diet on our planet and our health: https://www.empowordjournalism.com/all-articles/features/the-impact-of-a-meat-free-diet-on-our-planet-and-our-health/
An article considering the impacts of plastic pollution, and whether enough is being done to prevent the dangerous consequences it imposes on our world: https://www.empowordjournalism.com/all-articles/features/plastic-pollution-is-enough-being-done/
A review of 'Colette', a short film that documents 90-year-old Colette Marin-Catherine’s visit to Mittelbau-Dora, the German concentration camp where her brother died after being caught working as part of the French Resistance during the Second World War: https://www.empowordjournalism.com/all-articles/entertainment/who-knows-if-birds-are-not-a-collection-of-all-our-sorrows-reviewing-colette/
A UCL-affiliated student platform that comments on art, culture and the world around us.
Theatre review, UCL production of A Clockwork Orange: http://www.savageonline.co.uk/our-journal/theatre/a-clockwork-orange/
An article considering how the closure of The Phantom of the Opera is a sign of changing times in the theatre world: http://www.savageonline.co.uk/our-journal/the-show-must-not-go-on/
Review of David Attenborough’s ‘A Life on Our Planet’ documentary: http://www.savageonline.co.uk/our-journal/review-david-attenborough-a-life-on-our-planet/
After recieving a press ticket to FemThinkDo’s Imperial Feminisms: Women in the British Empire lecture, I reviewed the event: http://www.savageonline.co.uk/thoughts/femthinkdo-imperial-feminisms/
Review of Ramin Bahrani’s Oscar-nominated adaptation of Aravind Adiga’s Booker Prize-winning novel The White Tiger: http://www.savageonline.co.uk/our-journal/india-is-two-countries-in-one-an-india-of-light-and-an-india-of-darkness/
‘Origins’ Print Edition, an article considering the changing world of theatre in the pandemic (p.90): http://www.savageonline.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Savage-Issue-12-v.3.pdf
'Sensation' Print Edition, an article considering the importance of movie soundtracks to the cinematic experience (p.57): http://www.savageonline.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Savage-13-v.2.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3a0d5lan1Os-Lna1ZNsXZnDkJLyXpqCudNwinVDJ0atmQewdVtF5PAm-o
The Meridian Magazine:
An online publication giving students a platform to share stories from all corners of the globe.
A news-based article detailing the findings of an Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review published in July 2020 and what the findings imply about the gender-divide in the NHS: https://meridian-magazine.com/womens-problems-ignorance-and-injustice-at-the-heart-of-our-healthcare-system/
UCL Pi Online:
The oldest and largest student journalism society at UCL, voted “Best Publication in London” at the Student Publication Association Regional Awards 2021.
Personality politics in the media: https://uclpimedia.com/online/personality-politics-and-todays-media
An analysis of Blair’s university policy: https://uclpimedia.com/online/should-tony-blair-have-encouraged-half-of-young-people-to-attend-university
Is Britain losing its cultural sovereignty?: https://uclpimedia.com/online/is-britain-losing-its-cultural-sovereignty-2
Film review, Bombshell: https://uclpimedia.com/online/film-review-bombshell
The impact of social media on communication: https://uclpimedia.com/online/does-social-media-improve-or-impede-communication
Is Feminism still relevant the 21st century?: https://uclpimedia.com/online/the-f-word-is-feminism-necessary-in-the-21st-century
The impact of LGBT inclusivity in education: https://uclpimedia.com/online/gender-and-sexuality-reducing-the-taboo-through-education
An analysis of Scotland’s Period Bill, with a consideration of the positive and negative effects underlying the Bill: https://uclpimedia.com/online/free-the-period-free-sanitary-products-in-scotland
An article considering the lack of representation in modern Western politics, and the possible effects: https://uclpimedia.com/online/the-lack-of-representation-in-modern-politics
An analysis of whether the first UK Lockdown was lifted too soon, considering the economic, social and political implications: https://uclpimedia.com/online/is-lockdown-lifted-too-soon
An article considering the effect COVID-19 has had on the Fresher’s experience, framed by an interview with a first-year student at UCL: https://uclpimedia.com/online/itll-be-an-experience-to-look-back-on-being-a-fresher-in-the-covid-19-pandemic
A commentary on Nicola Adams’ Strictly Come Dancing journey, and how she has changed the narrative on professional ballroom dancing: https://uclpimedia.com/online/nicola-adams-and-strictly-come-dancing-a-refreshing-sign-of-changing-times?rq=Isabelle%20Osborne
UCL Pi Magazine:
Pi Media's features publication, which is published bi-annually and follows a particular theme each issue.
Edition 765, ‘The Dangerous World of Social Constructs’ (p.38): https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5d0dc22f70b70c00015d510a/t/5eab199a0fc67753ab4cac29/1588271623833/Bricolage.pdf
Edition 726, ‘Debunking misconceptions about Freshers week’ (p.40-1): https://issuu.com/pimediamagazine/docs/freshers_edition_25sept_issuu
Come On Out - Japan:
I joined the Come On Out - Japan team for Summer 2021 as an ESL Intern on the Toshin Global English Workshop programme. Toshin High School is the leading education company in Japan, the largest preparatory school network for university entrance examinations in Japan, and a pioneer in the field of motivation management and ICT (Information and Communication Technology) solutions for education.
A blog reflecting on my time with Come On Out - Japan: https://www.comeonoutjapan.com/globalenglishcampblog/2021/8/20/5-things-i-learnt-as-a-coach-on-gew-2021
HIVE South Yorkshire:
The hub for young writer activity in the South Yorkshire region.
‘How far is too far?’, an article considering South Korea’s intrusive use of surveillance culture in their attempt to track and trace infected citizens and how the UK’s response differs/replicates this, can be read here: http://www.hivesouthyorkshire.com/isabelle-osborne
UCL Inspiring Minds Programme:
As students in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities began their studies in autumn 2020, 'Inspiring Minds' welcomed them to the Faculty with a full-online programme.
UCL from Home, a blog post offering advice for remote learning: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/arts-humanities/inspiring-minds-induction-2020/student-quarter/ucl-home
The Matter of Black Lives, an article reviewing an event hosted by UCL Professors considering several works of fiction and how they relate to the BLM movement: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/arts-humanities/inspiring-minds-induction-2020/icymi-catch-events/matter-black-lives-reading-group
UCL's Back To The Future Series:
UCL’s Reimagine series offered a wonderful array of short courses, masterclasses and workshops that encourage participants to reimagine their future.
A review of 'How To Speak So Other's Will Listen', a discussion between Tim Beasley-Murray, Maryam Pasha, Ben Hurst and Bethany Rose on the work of TEDx and the process of giving a TEDx talk: https://www.artshumsblog.com/how-to-speak-so-others-will-listen
A review of ‘Taming Dragons – a Glimpse Behind the Scenes in the publishing Industry', a discussion between award-winning author Dr Liz Flanagan, leading bookseller Tamsin Rosewell (Kenilworth Books) and Commissioning Editor Rosie Fickling (David Fickling Books) on the publishing industry: https://www.artshumsblog.com/taming-dragons
A review of ‘Transformations: Moving Image Storytelling’, a Q&A event with film industry professionals: https://www.artshumsblog.com/transformations-editing-life-in-a-day
UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities:
As a content creator for UCL's Faculty of Arts and Humanities, I create engaging, inspiring and insightful content.
Thanksgiving Blog, a blog post on the topic of my first Thanksgiving celebration: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/arts-humanities/student-blogs-and-vlogs/my-first-thanksgiving-ucl
Staying productive whilst working from home, a blog offering remote studying tips: https://ambassador.unibuddy.co/blog/post/5f99b4740631e40f118d68ec
Making the most of UCL Societies, a blog offering advice for students at UCL in regards to getting the most out of the Students Union: https://ambassador.unibuddy.co/blog/post/5fb6cd580f4ed006803818ab
Bookshops in London, a blog considering my top five bookshops: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/accommodation/news/2020/oct/discover-5-best-bookshops-london
Top tips for dealing with homesickness, a blog offering 7 ways students can cope with missing home whilst at university: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/accommodation/news/2021/apr/top-tips-dealing-homesickness
UCL Students Union:
As a content creator for the Union, I am regularly commissioned to produce engaging articles for the student community. On average, I contribute to the website once per week.
An article offering ideas for how students can make their self-isolation period more productive and more enjoyable: https://studentsunionucl.org/things-to-do-during-self-isolation
In 2021, I completed a 16 week summer internship with CANDESCENT, an enterprise that provides marketing strategy resources for female creators, freelancers and small business owners through workshops, masterclasses and digital bundles. The enterprise supports creative businesses in building and boosting their online presence, connecting with a growing audience, elevating their brand and making an impact.
An article comparing email marketing and social media marketing: https://wearecandescent.com/email-marketing-vs-social-media-where-to-put-your-marketing-energies/
An article detailing how business owners can use email marketing to their advantage: https://wearecandescent.com/how-to-use-email-marketing-to-promote-your-business/
An article offering business owners an insight into why their customers may be unsubscribing from their email list, and what they can do to prevent this in the future: https://wearecandescent.com/reasons-why-your-customers-are-unsubscribing-and-what-to-do-about-it/
An article looking at how businesses can establish, find and engage their target audience: https://wearecandescent.com/how-to-reach-the-audience-youre-looking-for/
An article considering how business owners can excel their email copywriting techniques to grow their business: https://wearecandescent.com/copywriting-secrets-for-your-emails/
An article giving business owners the tools to re-balance their routines, so they can to achieve quality time away from work whilst ensuring their business can still thrive: https://wearecandescent.com/how-to-improve-your-work-life-balance-as-a-business-owner/
Video content creation:
A curation of my videography creations for UCL's web estate:
A video, filmed and edited by myself, detailing how students can maintain positive mental wellbeing during the academic year: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/arts-humanities/student-blogs-and-vlogs/wellbeing-series
A video, edited by myself, offering propsective students of the UCL Department of English Language and Literature an insight into the UCL English Society: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/english/department?fbclid=IwAR3X9gdLMZAY8mrfpQ3LqxHsha__ueJ48xuIoB9-DUOghYJPx8n3O6blLl0
Sine FM is Doncaster's local radio station; our FM broadcast reaches over 116,000 households & 7,100 businesses locally. I work with the ‘1DN’ show team, a show focusing on businesses in the local area, producing quality radio content for the weekly show. Every week, I source and interview multiple guests for the show, primarily business owners and organisations across the region on their business strategies, experiences and services, before editing and formatting the interview material ahead of the show for production using Audacity software.
Below is a list of the interviews I have sourced and conducted during my role to date:
Dr. Zoe Williams, resident GP on ITV’s 'This Morning' and presenter on ‘Trust Me I’m a Doctor’, National Advisor for Public Health England (National Physical Clinical Champions Programme): interviewed regarding the Government's COVID-19 campaign to encourage people to take up the vaccine.
Shazia Mirza, award winning stand up comedian: interviewed regarding her latest comedy show, 'Coconut' and her experience as a comedian during the pandemic.
Jade Weiner, Lawyer at MyDieselClaims: interviewed regarding increasing air pollution, the effects it has on young children, and whether government action is needed to reduce pollution levels.
Clea Grady, Communications and Marketing Manager at The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust: interviewed regarding the work the Trust does in protecting wildlife and wild spaces, and how the public can protect wildlife as lockdown begins to ease.
Ryan Pearson, Regional Manager at Booking.com: interviewed regarding a research project that gathered insights on attitudes towards travel, holidaying and vaccine passports, changes in holiday goals and what people have missed most about holidays from more than 28,000 travellers across 28 countries and territories.
Phil Sheppard, Hub Manager of Doncaster Stories (National Literacy Trust): interviewed regarding the recent initiatives launched by the Trust to aid the literacy of young people in Doncaster.
Jenny Dewsnap, Doncaster Council’s Events Manager: interviewed regarding the Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival, an event taking place in July 2021 as part of the effort to encourage the Doncaster community to support local businesses following the pandemic.
Alyson Scott, CEO of Doncaster Mind: interviewed regarding her work with Doncaster Mind and the work the organisation does within Doncaster.
Aisha Hassan, Destination Marketing Officer at Visit Doncaster with Doncaster Council: interviewed regarding the Rediscover Doncaster Campaign, a campaign to encourage families to explore Doncaster and support local business and tourism.
Fflur Lawton, Head of Public Affairs at Smart Energy GB: interviewed regarding the £45 million fund aiming to help businesses and homes go green, as announced by the energy regulator Ofgemm in August 2021.
Karen Shooter, Strategic lead for domestic abuse at Doncaster Council: interviewed regarding Doncaster Council's new domestic abuse strategy and how victims of domestic abuse can seek support.
Mike Stubbs, Creative director at Doncaster Creates: interviewed regarding the ArtBomb Festival, a three day event that is engineered through the collaborative efforts of Doncaster Creates, The New Fringe and True Tone and fosters the growth of emerging creative producers and students.
Haroon Malik, Cyber Security Director at 6clicks: interviewed regarding business owners’ cyber security concerns and how businesses can protect themselves from cyber-related threats.
Chris Page, Director of Pristine Industrial Cleaning Services: interviewed regarding the services the company offers to companies across the world.
Sally Lockey and Keeley Lane, Right Up Our Street: interviewed regarding two creative projects with opportunities for the local community to get involved.
Carmelle Harold, Senior Practitioner at Changing Lives Doncaster: interviewed regarding the work of the charity, which includes helping individuals move past prior experiences and achieve a better future.
Helen Garlick: interviewed regarding her debut memoir, No Place To Lie.
Christian Mckay and Adrian Yates, 'Musky's Mutineers': interviewed regarding their fundraising project in aid of Motor Neurone Disease research and the MND Association.
Lydia Lowther, Voluntary Action Doncaster: interviewed regarding the COVID-19 Vaccination Marshall initiative.
David Shaul, Doncaster Wool Market: interviewed regarding a livestream event that showcased local musicians.
Claire Hoyles, Business Development Manager at Home Instead: interviewed regarding Home Instead, an organisation which provides specialised home care.
Councillor Nigel Ball, Doncaster Council (Portfolio Holder for Public Health, Leisure, Culture and Planning): interviewed regarding the new Danum Library, Gallery and Museum, and the 'Get Doncaster Moving' campaign.
Managing Director of Phoenix WoMen's Aid: interviewed regarding the organisation does in helping victims of Domestic Violence and Abuse.
Yusuf Mohammad, Co-founder & Design Director of Plumis & 2009 winner of the James Dyson Award: interviewed regarding his winning invention and how his business has developed since his success.
Adedolapo Agoro, Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and founder of BME United Doncaster: interviewed regarding the work of the organisation, which focuses on advocating for the rights and welfare of black and minority ethnic individuals in Doncaster.
Eileen Harrington, founder of DonMentia: interviewed regarding Dementia Action Week.
Em Scicluna, Resident Growth Manager at TwinklHive: interviewed regarding TwinklHive’s initiative to help young entrepreneurs establish their own business.
Sam Sims, Chief Executive of National Numeracy: interviewed regarding National Numeracy Day, the importance of numeracy, and the work the organisation does in helping children and adults build their numeracy skills.
Dr Ben Atkins, President of the Oral Health Foundation and Dr Guy Deeming, specialist orthodontist at Queensway Orthodontics, sits on the Orthodontic Specialist Group and Conference and Meeting committees for the British Orthodontic Society: interviewed regarding changing attitudes towards smiling as a result of the pandemic.
Jarrod Osborne, Director of Ski Olympic: interviewed regarding the work the organisation does as a ski tour operator based in the French alps.
Journalism.co.uk is publication offering advice, tips and information to journalists. During my placement with the organisation, I interviewed two industry professionals to shape the content of my articles:
Jasper Fulcher, Snapchat Editor, The Telegraph: interviewed regarding the Snapchat strategy the organisation implements.
Imogen Holland, freelance content writer with Kevin Burke Web Marketing and freelance journalist with Metro Radio: interviewed regarding how graduates can stand out in a crowded job market and what it takes to find work as a freelance journalist today.