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.
Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’
cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’

Martin Lewis: ‘The link between money problems and mental health problems is just so strong’
Cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘The link between money problems and mental health problems is just so strong’

Sophie Marceau: ‘I hope love always stays a mystery’
Film

Sophie Marceau: ‘I hope love always stays a mystery’

Fifty years after the Gaia hypothesis was first published, understanding it is more vital than ever
Earth Day 2022

Fifty years after the Gaia hypothesis was first published, understanding it is more vital than ever

Why we need to talk about Anatomy of a Scandal according to Michelle Dockery and Naomi Scott
TV

Why we need to talk about Anatomy of a Scandal according to Michelle Dockery and Naomi Scott

Sienna Miller: ‘This is the right time for a show like Anatomy of a Scandal’
Anatomy of a Scandal

Sienna Miller: ‘This is the right time for a show like Anatomy of a Scandal’

Who is Jim Browning? Meet the man who scams the scammers
Life

Who is Jim Browning? Meet the man who scams the scammers

Claudia Jessie: ‘A clown is all I ever wanted to be’
TV

Claudia Jessie: ‘A clown is all I ever wanted to be’

‘Eloise is fuming!’ – Claudia Jessie reacts to the finale of Bridgerton’s second season
Bridgerton

‘Eloise is fuming!’ – Claudia Jessie reacts to the finale of Bridgerton’s second season

Russell Brand: ‘Look into my eyes and see if you think I’m telling you the truth’
Exclusive interview

Russell Brand: ‘Look into my eyes and see if you think I’m telling you the truth’

Muse to play show in support of The Big Issue
The Big Issue

Muse to play show in support of The Big Issue

Morgana Robinson: ‘I’m the giant bogey that everyone sticks to’
TV

Morgana Robinson: ‘I’m the giant bogey that everyone sticks to’

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