LA CARMINA: pop culture / travel / fashion TV host (Travel Channel, Food Network, CNN), popular blogger, author of 3 books (Penguin USA and Random House), designer and journalist for AOL Travel / Huffington Post.
Click to watch her NEW TV hosting reel. Television clips include: Travel Channel, Canal + France, Discovery/Fuel, Today Show, NHK, CNN and more.
TV HOST: La Carmina has appeared on The Today Show and co-hosted an episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. NHK Japan filmed two documentaries about her work; recent TV hosting and arranging credits include Food Network, Dutch Pepsi, Sony Australia, Canal Plus France, Belgium TV, Norway TV, Fuel / Discovery / National Geographic, and CNN International. Presenting reel:http://tinyurl.com/lacarminatv
TRAVEL SHOW: She hosts, writes, arranges and field produces a “Coolhunting America” travel TV show for Huffington Post / AOL. La Carmina travels and scouts out underground attractions and bizarre subcultures, starting with Wisconsin. First episode - http://t.co/9JAgu3J
COOLHUNTER : She runs a trend consulting / TV hosting and arranging company: La Carmina & The Pirates. The crew specializes in Cool Japan, cosplay, Goth, burlesque, LGBT, Jpop fashion, music, art and youth subcultures. (http://lacarmina.com/pirates)
BLOGGER + JOURNALIST: Her popular blog - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog- has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Cosmopolitan, Vogue Italia, LA Times). She is a travel and pop culture journalist for CNN, and Huffington Post / AOL. She’s flown worldwide for appearances and press trips, and was one of the 40 world’s top fashion bloggers to be flown to LuisaViaRoma’s event in Italy.
AUTHOR: She’s written 3 books about Jpop culture for major publishers (Random House, Penguin USA). These include Cute Yummy Time (about decorating food to look adorable) and Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo (maid cafes, cat cafes, vampire and ninja restaurants). La Carmina is a graduate of Columbia University and Yale Law School. More about her books:http://www.lacarmina.com/books.php
FASHION DESIGNER: La Carmina designs clothing with various fashion brands. She recently released the HOPE t-shirt collection, and Soho Hearts Swarovski panda necklace, with funds going to Japan’s earthquake and tsunami victims. More: http://www.lacarmina.com/main.php
CONTACT: For more info and to work with her, please visit La Carmina’s website - http://www.lacarmina.com
- Blog - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog