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.
A year in the Arctic investigating the climate crisis
Climate crisis

A year in the Arctic investigating the climate crisis

tick, tick…BOOM! star Robin de Jesús: ‘No more choosing fear over love’
Film

tick, tick…BOOM! star Robin de Jesús: ‘No more choosing fear over love’

Paul Bullion on The Witcher’s new character Lambert – and arm wrestling Henry Cavill
The Witcher

Paul Bullion on The Witcher’s new character Lambert – and arm wrestling Henry Cavill

The Witcher’s Freya Allan reckons Ciri could be prime minister
The Witcher

The Witcher’s Freya Allan reckons Ciri could be prime minister

‘Does Logan love his kids? My knee-jerk reaction is yeah’: Succession creator Jesse Armstrong shares the show’s secrets
Succession

‘Does Logan love his kids? My knee-jerk reaction is yeah’: Succession creator Jesse Armstrong shares the show’s secrets

Mark Cavendish: ‘I’m gonna win next year’
Cycling

Mark Cavendish: ‘I’m gonna win next year’

How to celebrate Christmas in style with Outlander’s Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish
TV

How to celebrate Christmas in style with Outlander’s Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish

It’s A Wonderful Life became a life-saving guardian angel for star Karolyn Grimes
Christmas

It’s A Wonderful Life became a life-saving guardian angel for star Karolyn Grimes

The past, present and future of Mr Men and Little Miss books as they celebrate their 50th birthday
Books

The past, present and future of Mr Men and Little Miss books as they celebrate their 50th birthday

Inside the Climate Crisis Film Festival
Climate Crisis

Inside the Climate Crisis Film Festival

This is Pleistocene Park, Siberia’s mammoth scheme to cool the planet and save us all
Environment

This is Pleistocene Park, Siberia’s mammoth scheme to cool the planet and save us all

Top tips for your Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition entry from Sarah McIntyre
Art

Top tips for your Big Issue Christmas Kids Cover Competition entry from Sarah McIntyre

To mark our new Arctic Monkeys exclusive interview, we’ve picked out some of our best band and musician interviews from the past, featuring Arctic Monkeys (2018), When Jarvis met Bowie, The Specials, Debbie Harry and more. Sign up to our mailing list to receive your free digital copy.