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Bloomberg TV has posted the entire episode of its Anna Wintour documentary online—it's the latest in a series called Bloomberg Game Changers that profiles major players in different industries. The 25-minute video is embedded, above, and well worth a watch. Wintour declined to participate in the filming, but the episode includes interviews with RJ Cutler, director of The September Issue, Tom Florio, Patrick Robinson, and more.
Something we really like about this particular treatment of Wintour is that it's one of the less-glossy, more reportage-driven segments we've ever seen on the more-often-than-not put-on-a-pedestal editor—chronicling her career from high-school-dropout to working at an erotic magazine for women to helming Vogue. It's probably one of the most humanizing profiles of Wintour we've ever seen—and, because of this, we found it really inspiring.
Check it out for yourself, but our main takeaway is that Anna Wintour, high school drop-out, was headstrong, tenacious, and ambitious, and always had the goal to be editor-in-chief of American Vogue—but at the same time had her share of career setbacks, had to work in crappy jobs she may or may not have liked, and had to endure all sorts of office politicking, drama, and mean-girl rivalries.
· Anna Wintour revealed [Bloomberg]
· Sneak peek tonight's Bloomberg Anna Wintour documentary [Racked]