Based in the Greater Toronto Area, Helen Burnett-Nichols is a freelance writer, reporter and editor with experience writing everything from informative blog posts to long-form cover stories on complex subjects.

Her freelance editorial work has appeared in publications such as the Globe and Mail (Globe Investor, Globe Advisor), National Post Legal Post, Fund Strategy magazine, Law Times, Canadian Lawyer magazine, Benefits Canada, Scrap magazine, Golden Girl Finance, EY Reporting, Tangerine's Forward Thinking site and the Hamilton Spectator’s Hamilton Business magazine.

Helen has also produced compelling website content for several brands with national and global reach.

She is a former Community Content Editor for, and has also worked as Associate Editor of Canadian Lawyer magazine and Law Times newspaper and Senior Reporter at Fund Strategy magazine.

Prior to embarking on a career in journalism, Helen worked as a multilingual translator (French-English, Spanish-English) for a major financial institution.

Helen is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists, the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) Canada and the Canadian Freelance Guild. She has also completed the Canadian Securities Course. Helen has an M.A. in International Journalism from Cardiff University and a B.A. in Translation from York University.

Helen was a finalist for the SABEW Canada 7th Annual Best in Business Awards (best trade article) in 2020.

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