Steven MacKenzie
Steven MacKenzie
Steven has worked for The Big Issue for close to a decade, becoming Features Editor in 2016 and Deputy Editor in 2020. His articles focus on social issues and culture interviews. For the magazine he has spoken to a wide variety of celebrated figures ranging from Oscar-winning actors and directors, Olympic gold medallists, government ministers, multiple Nobel laureates (including the Dalai Lama) and several famous Davids, including Attenborough, Lynch and Hasselhoff. Steven has also reported on international news stories across five continents; from deep inside the Arctic Circle to the Korean demilitarised zone.
‘Ultimately, this strike is about patient safety’: Three NHS nurses on our healthcare crisis
Health

‘Ultimately, this strike is about patient safety’: Three NHS nurses on our healthcare crisis

Holocaust Memorial Day: ‘In a few years’ time, no survivors will be around’
Politics

Holocaust Memorial Day: ‘In a few years’ time, no survivors will be around’

7 things we learned from our exclusive interview with KSI
Influencers

7 things we learned from our exclusive interview with KSI

KSI: ‘I just had a dream, self-belief and a huge work ethic’
Culture

KSI: ‘I just had a dream, self-belief and a huge work ethic’

Treason star Oona Chaplin: ‘The structures of power are run on blackmail’
TV

Treason star Oona Chaplin: ‘The structures of power are run on blackmail’

‘Helping others has a magical way of turning our own lives around’: Bear Grylls’ 2023 survival guide
Books

‘Helping others has a magical way of turning our own lives around’: Bear Grylls’ 2023 survival guide

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, the Horse: How Charlie Mackesy created the heroes we need right now
Christmas

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, the Horse: How Charlie Mackesy created the heroes we need right now

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘We are living inside the dreams of dead people’
Books

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘We are living inside the dreams of dead people’

Lewis Capaldi: ‘It’s nice to celebrate being in love’
Music

Lewis Capaldi: ‘It’s nice to celebrate being in love’

‘Disney didn’t think it was funny enough’: Brian Henson on making The Muppet Christmas Carol
Christmas

‘Disney didn’t think it was funny enough’: Brian Henson on making The Muppet Christmas Carol

Lewis Capaldi is hoping his new single Pointless will be played at weddings
Music

Lewis Capaldi is hoping his new single Pointless will be played at weddings

With Together in Vegas, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have hit the festive jackpot
Interview

With Together in Vegas, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have hit the festive jackpot