Jack’s Bio

Jack E. Appleman, prominent business writing instructor and author of 10 Steps to Successful Business Writing—2nd edition (2018, ATD Press), is driven by the belief that working professionals can dramatically improve their writing by following straightforward techniques.

His writing workshops, webinars and one-on-one coaching for organizations including HBO, Johnson & Johnson, and American Electric Power have helped thousands of individuals achieve better results from their writing.

As President of Successful Business Writing, Jack brings more than 20 years’ experience as a corporate trainer, professor and PR professional. He has been a frequent speaker and has published several articles on the importance of good writing. Jack has also been interviewed for a range of top-tier stories about writing, including a Wall Street Journal article on workplace grammar.

In 2015, Jack received the Charles T. Morgan Award from the Association for Talent Development (ATD) for lifetime excellence in corporate training. A professor for the past 17 years, Jack teaches Business Writing at New York University. He received his accreditation in public relations (APR) certification from the Public Relations Society of America.

Jack earned his B.A. in Communication from Ohio State University and his M.S. in Journalism from Ohio University. He is also studying for his Ph.D. at the State University of New York at Albany, researching the link between manager-employee communication and workplace engagement.

Jack Appleman