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.
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

Brian Cox: ‘Logan Roy is the part I’ve always been shaping up for’
Culture

Brian Cox: ‘Logan Roy is the part I’ve always been shaping up for’

Paul Chuckle: ‘James Bond? Yes, I could do that’
TV

Paul Chuckle: ‘James Bond? Yes, I could do that’

8 Hollywood A-listers Brian Cox trashes Logan Roy-style in his new book
TV

8 Hollywood A-listers Brian Cox trashes Logan Roy-style in his new book

Rachel Riley: ‘Every country is going to benefit from a strong opposition’
Politics

Rachel Riley: ‘Every country is going to benefit from a strong opposition’

You know that unmistakeable James Bond film look? Here’s how it’s created
Film

You know that unmistakeable James Bond film look? Here’s how it’s created

The real Q: James Bond special effects guru reveals the secrets to 007’s stunts
Film

The real Q: James Bond special effects guru reveals the secrets to 007’s stunts

James Bond’s cocktail consultant explains why a vodka martini is better shaken than stirred
Food

James Bond’s cocktail consultant explains why a vodka martini is better shaken than stirred