Tracy Playle is the chief content strategist for U.K.-based content strategy consultancy Pickle Jar Communications.
After spending her early career working at the University of Warwick in a range of communications, content, and digital planning roles, Tracy set up her own consultancy in 2007. Since then, she has advised over 170 organizations in almost 30 countries on how to plan, create, distribute, and manage compelling and effective content. She also runs a coaching practice, supporting people—including content professionals—to grow and develop in their roles and in their lives.
Tracy is an enthusiastic, award-winning speaker who receives invitations to speak at conferences around the world. She is also founder of the ContentEd conference, serving the European education sector, and author of The Connected Campus: Creating a content strategy to drive engagement with your university. Tracy is also a professional leadership coach and a member of the International Coaching Federation.
She lives in the northeast of England with her dog, Scout.