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What do you need?

Jackie helps engage your audience through the written word on paper or screen, the spoken word face-to-face, or an activity that your audience undertakes.


Jackie's talks and training sessions help attendees communicate their message with impact.

Compelling copywriting

Crafted by Jackie and her team of journalist-turned-copywriters at writingwithoutwaffle.com

Engagement activities

Icebreakers and energisers to enliven your online and offline events. See experientialspeaking.co.uk

Jackie Barrie

Why Jackie Barrie?

Jackie’s been a professional copywriter since 1983, and a trainer since 2008. Her courses are usually customised to include bespoke case studies which makes them really relevant. As the author of Unboring and Experiential Speaking, she’s renowned for using interaction to help keep participants engaged and add to the quality of learning.

Sandra Davey

Sandra Davey

"Banging course and brilliant presenter. Jackie gives practical examples and workthroughs, so you really feel you've got your money’s worth."

Shirley Taylor

Shirley Taylor

"Jackie used the platform skilfully, engaged all participants in different and creative ways, kept our interest, plus gave useful tips and tools we could use immediately."

Gemma Pettman

Gemma Pettman

"Jackie provided a mix of practical exercises and discussions, peppered with useful tips and tricks I have already begun to incorporate into my work."


Fame at last!

A journalist contacted me recently, as he was writing about the last-ever printed Freemans catalogue. He found me because of a blog I wrote (this is the blog: End of an era), and we chatted Read more…

And Also… Improv

I spent last week in Hove doing musical narrative improv with And Also and some delightful improvisers. I’ve always been mystified by the magic of a musical that’s created in the moment from a single Read more…

Meet the experts

I’ve been invited to be an ‘expert’ at the PSA Speaking Summit in Solihull this year. Speakers and trainers will be able to quiz me about audience engagement ideas. View the agenda Check out the Read more…

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