Elsa Poimenidou was born and raised in Thessaloniki. In a way the city always kept her here. She loves journalism and through her work for the past fifteen years she has been discovering interesting human stories.
Elsa has presented various daily informative television programmes on ERT3 channel (former Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation), worked for several newspapers and news portals and she is currently exploring the world of Web TV in collaboration with Livemedia.
She holds a BA degree in Studies in European Civilization from the Hellenic Open University and a Masters degree in Journalism and New Media from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Elsa is always planning trips, likes cinema, documentaries and video art. After leaving our stage, Elsa will be taking the experience of TΕDxThessaloniki as the springboard for her own “new start”.