Anna Wintour is ‘most powerful woman’ in media

Anna Wintour is ‘most powerful woman’ in media

Vogue’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is the most powerful woman in media and entertainment, according to Forbes magazine.

Dame Anna has earned a reputation as one of fashion’s most influential, and formidable, commentators.

The famous fashion boss is also the artistic director of Vogue’s publisher Conde Nast.

She is joined on the prestigious list by the likes of Beyonce, Taylor Swift and JK Rowling.

Forbes compiles the annual list based on money earned, media mentions and general influence.

But why is Dame Anna top of the tree?

Media analyst Alice Enders has a theory.

“It’s pretty simple why Anna Wintour is number one – Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Google’s Susan Wojcicki are not included in that list,” she says. “By media, they mean the printed press and performing arts.

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