Based in the Greater Toronto Area, Helen Burnett-Nichols is a freelance writer, reporter, editor and translator with experience writing everything from short breaking news stories to 3,000 word cover stories on complex subjects.

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

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) with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Helen is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists 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.

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