Press Inquiries:

Press Requests:

All press requests should be sent to:

Crystal Paradis
TEDxPiscataquaRiver Organizer

Crystal Paradis is the official spokesperson for TEDxPiscataquaRiver. Please note that TEDx event organizers are not able to speak for the TED Conference.

Any inquiry regarding TED should be sent to: 
Melody Serafino 
TEDx Media Liaison

While we appreciate any coverage, we kindly ask that all journalists and/or bloggers be respectful of the difference between the TED and TEDx brands.

The 'x' in 'TEDx' stands for "independently organized events." Any headline or text which implies "TED" is coming to Portsmouth is misleading.

For more information on TEDx, visit

Press Attendance Rules from TED:

Press attendance: "At TED, we keep the number of journalists to a minimum. We ask you to do the same. Only invite media you know personally."

If you are member of the media and would like to attend TEDxPiscataquaRiver, contact organizer Crystal Paradis directly at

Attendees, including members of the press, are strongly encouraged to stay for the entire day to experience the event.

Updates & Press Releases:

  • 08/11/17TEDxPiscataquaRiver Returns for 5th Year; September 8th 2017 Speaker Lineup Announced, Tickets on sale August 21
  • 05/07/16 — TEDx Portsmouth Brings Community to the Edge; 250 People Pack 3S Artspace for a Day of Talks, Technology & more
  • 05/03/17 — Media Alert — TEDxPiscataquaRiver "On the Edge" Kicks off Friday, May 6, 2016

Press Coverage of TEDxPiscataquaRiver

2015 Event:

Promises to Keep, by J.L. Stevens // The Sound
TEDx Speakers make an impact, by Jeff McMenemy // Portsmouth Herald
Lessons from TEDxPiscataquaRiver, by Melanie Burger // Hey Look, A Duck
TEDxPiscataquaRiver: Be Unreasonable, by Ariele Sieling //

Portsmouth Herald, 5/4/13: Locals share their visions, inspirations at TEDx event, by Charles McMahon


The Wire, 5/8/13: Seacoast's TEDx trailblazers, by Karen Marzloff

The Wire

Spotlight Magazine, 5/9/13: TEDx took over my desk, by J. L. Stevens

Spotlight Magazine 05-09-13