Lamija has been working as a journalist and editor for many years. She was the Executive Producer of Aljazeera Balkans in charge of launching the regional project and the director of the Information Media Service at the Croatian Radio and Television (HRT), where she has been working on its reorganization to integrate the work processes of radio, television and portals. As an external associate, she has been teaching TV journalism at the Croatian Studies at the University of Zagreb. She has educated herself in the United States (University of Tennessee and University of Texas El Paso) and is an alumna of the Academy for Political Development of the Council of Europe. She has gained professional experience in the start-up world of Silicon Valley as well. In recent years, she has been working as a media consultant on various regional projects.