Over the last two decades, Laila al-Atrash has established her career as a leading novelist and a prominent media figure in the Arab World. She started her media career as a journalist and press reporter, then as producer and presenter of radio programs. In the seventies she entered the broadcasting field as a TV news editor, anchor and program producer. Her TV programs covered a range of cultural and social themes and were broadcast by a large number of Arab TV channels and stations.
Notable in her TV production was a series of investigative and in-depth programs and interviews with a large host of Arab intellectuals, writers and artists, as well as with other symbols of modern Arab culture in various fields in countries like Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, Syria, Mauritania, Lebanon, Yemen, and Tunisia. Those won numerous Golden, Silver and special recognition awards at numerous television award ceremonies across the Middle East.
In the meantime, Laila al-Atrash, who holds a degree in Arabic literature, a degree in Law and a Diploma in French, has maintained her status as a novelist and a storywriter.