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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 Experiential Speaking, she’s renowned for using lots of 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."


Focus on Why podcast

I’m being interviewed today by Amy Rowlinson for her ‘Focus on Why’ podcast. Amy is a life purpose coach who also mentors people to help them with their own podcasts. This is her second chart-topping show, Read more…

Connected Leadership podcast

I’m being interviewed today by Andy Lopata for his Connected Leadership podcast, talking about how writing affects business relationships. The other guest is Retired Air Force Colonel Carla Bass, author of ‘Write to Influence’. It Read more…

Back to Canada

I’m presenting a breakout session about online engagement at the CAPS convention. My session is 5 December from 12.40pm ET. I had a lovely time in Vancouver in 2018, talking about audience participation activities. This Read more…

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