• Isabelle Osborne

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.

Published articles:


A publication offering advice, tips and information to journalists.

Empoword Journalism:

An award-winning publication led by women that aims to unite and empower journalists across the globe.

Era Journal:

A UCL-affiliated student platform that comments on art, culture and the world around us.

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Print Editions

The Meridian Magazine:

An online publication giving students a platform to share stories from all corners of the globe.

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.

UCL Pi Magazine:

Pi Media's features publication, which is published bi-annually and follows a particular theme each issue.

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.

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'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.

UCL web estate:

As a content creator for UCL's Faculty of Arts and Humanities, UCL's Accommodation services, the UCL Student's Union and UCL Unibuddy, I create engaging, inspiring and insightful content for the UCL cohort.


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. I know work for CANDESCENT on a freelance basis, providing my copywriting and marketing for the multitude of companies the business works with.

Ski Olympic

As the Communications Manager at Ski Olympic, I write weekly articles for the website and also curate the monthly newsletter, sent to over 8,000 clients.

Video content creation:

UCL Website:

A curation of my videography creations for UCL's web estate:

Interview history:

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.

  • Laura Currer, Chair of the National Sexual Assault and Abuse Services Lived Experience Group: interviewed regarding the NHS' campaign that encourages victims and survivors of sexual and domestic abuse who need support to seek support from the NHS.

  • Lynn Hobson, Outreach Officer, UK Parliament (North East, Yorkshire and Humberside): interviewed regarding Parliament Week 2021 and the importance of engaging with Parliament across the year.

  • 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.

  • Fay Lant, Head of School Programmes, National Literacy Trust: interviewed regarding the Trust's new primary school library initiative that intends to transform 150 primary school libraries and improve access to books and reading materials, reaching approximately 35,000 children in disadvantaged communities in key areas across the country, including Doncaster.

  • 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.

  • Conor Monk, Literacy Hubs Programme Manager, National Literacy Trust: interviewed regarding the Harry Potter Book Relay in celebration of 25 years of Harry Potter, in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing.

  • 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.

  • Councillor Glyn Jones, Doncaster Council: interviewed regarding the 'Countdown to Christmas in Doncaster' and staying safe during the festive period, and social housing developments in Doncaster.

  • 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.

  • Lani-Mae Ball, Portfolio Lead for Education, Skills & Young People and Councillor for Conisbrough, Denaby, Old Denaby & Clifton: interviewed regarding the Doncaster Youth Employment Hub, a project led by Doncaster Council’s Business Doncaster team for 16-24 year-olds on Universal Credit.

  • Victoria Ryves, Programme Manager at Heritage Doncaster: interviewed regarding 'History, Health and Happiness', a project aiming to tackle isolation and improve wellbeing across Doncaster through outreach activities, and 'A Taste of History',

  • Chermayne Bennett, Communities Manager with MHA Communities South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw: interviewed regarding the Tickhill and Cantley Meet & Eat as part of our media partner show spotlighting the Doncaster Age Friendly Festival.

  • Drew Smith, Alzheimer’s Society Doncaster: interviewed regarding the work of the Society within the community.

  • Jill, Links 4 Families: interviewed regarding the Links 4 Families organisation and its presence within the community.

  • Dr Rupert Suckling, Director of Public Health for Doncaster: interviewed regarding rising COVID-19 rates in Doncaster.

  • David Wilmore, Founder of TheatreSearch: interviewed regarding the consultation of Doncaster's Grand Theatre.

  • Stephanie Bisby, Vice President for Membership, Doncaster Speakers: interviewed regarding the work of Doncaster Speakers.

  • 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.

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