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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."


PSA South East

Last week, I visited the South East region of the Professional Speaking Association – that’s the region I co-founded and where I was joint Regional President for a couple of years. After running online events Read more…

Icebreakers and energisers

Here I am, demonstrating some of the icebreakers and energisers from my Experiential Speaking book, at PSA Thames Valley, April 2023. For more information, please see experientialspeaking.co.uk.

New book: Copywriting Q&A

At last, I’ve published my new book, Copywriting Q&A. It contains my answers to the most common questions I’ve been asked when training and mentoring copywriters, and is already selling well. Hoorah!

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