Nicole Lampa began reporting for CTV Southwestern Ontario in February 2004.  Since then she has worked on in-depth pieces like being embedded with Canadian soldiers training for Afghanistan, to exclusive interviews with Steven Truscott's family.  Nicole is also responsible for many of the station's business stories. She has covered the downturn of Waterloo Region's manufacturing sector. She also has had the opportunity to capture the success of Waterloo's high tech companies like Research In Motion and OpenText.

Nicole began her journalism career as a business reporter for an online site called  She moved on to become a producer at BNN (formerly known as Report On Business Television) in Toronto.  It was a role which allowed her to move to Canada's oil patch to help start the station's Calgary bureau. During her time out west, she produced the station's coverage of the energy sector, the 2002 G8 Summit in Kananaskis, and the mad cow scare.

The Edmonton native studied political science at the University of Alberta, and graduated from Ryerson University