Isabelle Roughol – The J junkie

The tribulations of a young journalist and writer looking for work

Exhaustive List of Published Articles

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Here’s a list of all my published stories I could remember and/or find on the Web. The newest are first in the list. Contact me at for .doc or .pdf files.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz, Calif.

July 15, 2007 Capitola’s foam ban slow to get off ground
July 11, 2007 Max Walden remembered for reviving downtown Santa Cruz
July 9, 2007 Soquel dinosaur hunter digs up a second surprise
July 5, 2007 Fourth’s festivities lure crowds
July 4, 2007 Prosecutor, defense attorney make closing arguments in McClish trial
July 3, 2007 Prosecutor tries to show McClish had domineering pattern
July 1, 2007 Evangelical festival expected to draw crowd to San Lorenzo Park
June 30, 2007 Capitola approves watered-down foam ban
June 29, 2007 Capitola bans polystyrene food containers, puts enforcement on hold (online only)
June 29, 2007 Fire destroys home where sex offenders stayed
June 28, 2007 Two stores to sell iPhone in county
June 26, 2007 Firefighters prepare for very dry fire season
June 22, 2007 Santa Cruz named one of the 1,000 places you should see before you die
June 20, 2007 Vehicle chase injures police officer (Web only, breaking news)
June 20, 2007 Suspicious fire controlled after five-hour fight
June 19, 2007 Boardwalk summer fireworks a big hit… but likely a one-hit wonder
June 16, 2007 Corralitos group home helps at-risk girls with lacking funding
June 8, 2007 New postmaster takes oath in Watsonville
June 7, 2007 Tobacco store tries to reach centennial in difficult times
June 7, 2007 Horse show reveals unsuspected side of ponies
June 6, 2007 Principal finds new trick to get students to read
June 3, 2007 Scholarship helps Watsonville High senior live family dream
June 1, 2007 Adult school graduation rewards perseverance
May 29, 2007 Collective art show explores the meaning of ‘wanderings’
May 28, 2007 Twelve Watsonville High alumnae shed their clothes for a charity calendar

The Columbia Missourian, Columbia, Mo.
The Missourian’s revamped Web site is beautiful, but the archives are still seriously lacking. The pages exist somewhere, but they seem to be in a blackhole where the search engine can’t find them. I’ve uploaded .doc or .pdf files where necessary.

May 8, 2007 City vote paves way for access to new labs
Nov. 19, 2006 Acceptance or Exclusion? (SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards 2007 – National first place for Feature Writing)
Oct. 8, 2006 Five ideas: a Sunday editorial page with a summary of the top five local, national and international news of the week and a question for the readers to consider. pdf (I wrote plenty more of these, but they have all disappeared off the Web.)
Oct. 8, 2006 Flooded in doubt (The practical layout of the fantastic accompanying multimedia disappeared in the Missourian’s Web site overhaul, but you can still see Samantha Clemens’ great interactive photo display and great slideshow, and hear me recall our adventures.)
Sept. 18, 2006 A call from the Gulf
Sept. 17-22, 2006 New Orleans’ recovery: a daily blog kept during a reporting trip to New Orleans doc (SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards 2007 – National finalist for Online Opinion & Commentary)
Aug. 29, 2006 For religious groups, giving goes on
Aug. 13, 2006 A divine calling
Aug. 10, 2006 Printers cast doubt on voting machines
Aug. 9, 2006 Study shows college track starts early doc
Aug. 4, 2006 Farms feel impact of heat, drought doc
July 21, 2006 Temple to host Indian concert as fundraiser
July 18, 2006 Settle for a cooldown doc
July 5, 2006 Putting a spin on holiday doc
June 26, 2006 Changing of the clergy
June 21, 2006 Demolition at daybreak doc
June 19, 2006 Architect sees new life for plant
June 8, 2006 Breakthrough signals future low-cost fuel
June 8, 2006 Radio host honored as citizen year

The Maneater, Columbia, Mo.
The ‘eater’s Web site is currently down.

Vox Magazine, Columbia, Mo.

Oct. 13, 2005 Ooh La La, Tigers are in la maison

Blogs / Web sites
The J junkie: a (journalism) industry blog by an industry newbie
Wasimbä: a news blog about central Africa (on summer break, waiting for an overhaul)
Meet the International Student: a chronicle of the hoops I jumped through to get to Mizzou and my first semester in school. Sponsored and hosted by the MU alumni association.


Written by Isabelle Roughol

Monday, 18 June, 2007 at 18:47

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