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Clients Rave About Wendy

"Wendy's writing speaks for itself. It's clean, concise and eloquent, and Wendy always has new and innovative story ideas to share. What has made more of an impact on me, however, is how enjoyable Wendy is to work with. She's fast, efficient, creative and, most importantly, she has a great sense of humour! Discussing ideas and editorial with her is fun and refreshing."

Michelle Froese
Editor, WestCoast Families Magazine
Vancouver, BC

"I commissioned Wendy to write a profile of creative industries in Montreal, and was very happy with the detailed and lively report she turned in a short time later. Wendy did a thorough job of researching the topic, carried out good interviews and took the trouble to translate them into English, and produced an interesting and vivid portrait of the role that creative industries – in particular the many cultural festivals in Montreal – play in the city's economic and social life. Wendy's analysis was excellent, and she included good examples to illustrate the points she made. I would happily recommend Wendy to other editors, and hope to commission her for future projects myself."

Aviva Freudmann
Research Director, The Economist Intelligence Unit
Frankfurt, Germany

"Wendy is a thoughtful, thorough and effective writer. I trust her to represent our project, both in high quality writing products and in person, as she interviews our key stakeholders. Beyond her obvious competency, Wendy is also reliable and fun to work with – she offers the whole package."

Elizabeth Myrick
Director, Community Giving Resource/SmartLink.org
Washington, DC

"Freelance writer Wendy Helfenbaum has become one of the most reliable and valued members of CN's virtual communications team. She has a creative and thorough approach to the projects assigned to her, and requires little supervision. Her understanding of our communications strategies and how they support the company's goals, combined with a lively writing style and ease with interviewing employees across all levels, makes her a much sought after resource to whom I can turn to with complete confidence."

Gerry Lipnowski
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, CN
Montreal, QC

"Wendy has written three outstanding features for ParentsCanada. I know when she's on a story that it's going to come back clean, accurate and engaging."

Janice Biehn
Managing Editor, ParentsCanada Magazine
Toronto, ON

"Wendy's a wonderful asset to our publication. Her efficiency, attention to detail and presentation of flawless, press-ready material make her a contributor I can rely on to produce high quality editorial content. Time and time again, I know that any story I assign to Wendy will not only be submitted on time, but also completed with enthusiasm. Wendy's delightful personality and openness to suggestions make her a person I feel comfortable referring to colleagues in need of professional writers and editors."

Aviva Engel, Editor
Exceptional Family, Canada's Resource Magazine for Parents of Exceptional Children
Montreal, QC

"Wendy is great about suggesting ideas or, when assigned a topic, taking it and running with it. She is mindful of deadlines, turns in clean copy and always gets the job done – and well."

Stephanie Ponder
Assistant Editor, Costco Connection Magazine
Issiqua, WA

"I hired Wendy to write features for my magazine and was impressed by the quality of her research and writing. She's clearly a pro."

Stephanie Whittaker
Editor-in-Chief, Montreal Home Magazine
Montreal, QC

"Wendy has proven to be a precious resource when it comes to translating and adapting many of our communications tools from French to English. She is efficient, diligent and always collaborates with enthusiasm."

Simon Boulanger
Partner, Réservoir Advertising
Montreal, QC