The Province – Fred Lee’s Social Network

Carmen hosted local celebrities serving dim sum in support of AIDS Vancouver.

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The Vancouver Courier Lifetime Magazine, Winter 2016

Carmen gets glammed in a fashion shoot for The Courier’s Lifetime Magazine

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Town Talk by Malcolm Parry, Vancouver Sun March 25, 2016

Carmen at Moses Znaimer’s annual Zoomer Show

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fab_after_fiftyThe Vancouver Courier Lifetime Magazine, December 2015

The Courier profiles Carmen as an icon of “Fabulous After Fifty”!

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fred-lee-article-carmen-ruiz-y-lazaFred Lee’s Social Network, November 29, 2015

Fred Lee catches Carmen in a stunning gown by Catherine Regehr

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cache_coutureTown Talk by Malcolm Parry, Vancouver Sun April 2015

Cache Couture Atelier Fashion Show hosted by Carmen

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SantanderSantander se promociona como destino turístico en la televisión canadiense.

La ciudad de Santander se promocionará como destino turístico en la televisión canadiense, según anunció la concejala de Turismo, Gema Igual, quien indicó que, en estos días, un equipo del grupo de comunicación Zoomermedia, con sede en Toronto, ha estado en la ciudad trabajando en la elaboración de un anuncio y un programa de media hora de duración que emitirá el canal Joytv.

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aids-pressHoliday Hub: Celebrities add appeal to AIDS Vancouver food drive

AIDS Vancouver hosted a food drive/celebration on World AIDS Day in support of its grocery program.

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marilyn-lightstoneLetters from Lightstone: En Route to Israel

On the eve of her departure to Israel for the Masada Opera Festival, Marilyn Lightstone, the voice of VisionTV and host of Nocturne on The New Classical96.3fm is feeling reflective.

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carmen-chefsSuperChefs at Eat!Vancouver 2014


Immigrant-MagazineThe Immigrant Magazine

Carmen talks to The Immigrant Magazine on Shaw Cable.



CJSF Radio
CJSF Radio: Latin Salad show invites Carmen to talk about being Spanish and Canadian at same time.

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By Malcolm Parry, Vancouver Sun columnist

Books To Cooks owner Barbara-Jo McIntosh likely felt like doing handsprings down a Vancouver Club staircase clogged with folk waiting for Spanish superchef Ferran Adria to sign his seven-volume elBulli: 2005-2011.

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Zoomer Mag. March 2014 CRL & Joytv

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Zoomer Mag. Dec13-Jan14 Exclusive Tours

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Zoomer Show hosting Alan Frew

5 time Juno Award singer Alan Frew rocks the stage at the 2014 Vancouver Zoomer Show

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CKNW Talk Radio Interview

CKNW Talk Radio chats with Carmen about CarmenTV.



CarmenTV Launch Party

Duane Parks of Zoomer Media’s JoyTV celebrates the launch of CarmenTV at a swish event at Lounge Works.

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BC Children’s Hospital Crystal Ball

Over 400 guests raised $2 million at the 27th annual Crystal Ball, presented by Beedie Living, held in support of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Proceeds from the gala pushed the Campaign for BC Children total to just over $200 million, reaching the goal for the construction of a new hospital.

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Cruising in Style

Follow Carmen on the Aegean Odyssey as she documents the journey from Istanbul to Rome May 7-24. See the ad in The Globe and Mail and Zoomer Magazine!

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CARP Flag Raised at City Hall for National Seniors’ Day

October 1st was a special day for baby boomers all over Canada: National Seniors’ Day. Leah Bolton and Carmen Ruiz y Laza headed to city hall in White Rock and Vancouver to join the community for a flag raising ceremony…

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Zoomers in the Media

Carmen Ruiz y Laza and Maria Leone prepare to shoot the cover of WE magazine.

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Pride2013#30 Days Of Ethnic Eats Tapas And Talk With Carmen Ruiz y Laza At El Matador

It’s hard to keep up with this Zoomer as she’s always on the go!
She’s Fit, Fabulous and Zooming through life with the energy of a teenager and the wisdom of someone who’s knows better… That’s how I describe my friend Carmen Ruiz y Laza of Zoomer Media. If you’ve never met Carmen before that is all about to change in mid September.

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worthy-302012 National Post Worthy 30

Fizzy, clever, and always ready for an oh-why-not? adventure. One part socialite, one part philanthropist, this carpe diem diva grew up in Spain, and can be found, most days, taking her daily, two-hour constitutional around Stanley Park’s Sea Wall. Your personality in 140 characters or less I’m a dreamer with a core of steel. I believe in loyalty to friends, generosity to strangers, and the highest thread count you can afford.

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carmen-profile-photo-by-MZ-crop2011 National Post Worthy 30

As executive account manager for Karma Exchange, supporting Create Change foundation in Ghana, West Africa, and public relations to international luxury brands, you just know she has a way with the word “darling.” One-part socialite, one-part corporate PR diva, this carpe diem diva grew up in Spain — and she’s got the extroverted chops to prove it.

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