Any aspiring journalist knows they are up against a competitive, cutthroat industry. Before catching his big break at ABC News, Anderson Cooper had to resort to unconventional (and dangerous) tactics to prove his capabilities as a reporter. This story explains the unconventional maneuvers Cooper made to jumpstart his career.
Mature Themes: death and suicide.
With dogged determination and a pinch of resourcefulness, Anderson Cooper broke into the impenetrable world of broadcast journalism