Sophia Alexandra Hall
Sophia is Deputy Digital Editor (Audience) for The Big Issue. A proud care experienced journalist, she writes across social affairs and culture. She is both a Churchill Fellow and a Fellow of the John Schofield Trust. In 2021 Sophia was named on the PPA 30 under 30 list, and in 2022 won ‘Exclusive of the Year’ at the NCTJ Excellence in Journalism Awards for her investigation into the discriminatory treatment of care experienced mothers.
'Everyone has a story': Watch The Beautiful Game stars explain why Homeless World Cup is so important
Film

'Everyone has a story': Watch The Beautiful Game stars explain why Homeless World Cup is so important

Home Office policy has led to a surge in refugee homelessness, academics say
Cardiff, homeless
Refugee Homelessness Crisis

Home Office policy has led to a surge in refugee homelessness, academics say

Sophie Winkleman, Peep Show's Big Suze and royal actress, on lessons learned from Big Issue vendors
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Sophie Winkleman, Peep Show's Big Suze and royal actress, on lessons learned from Big Issue vendors

10 best Christmas films that aren't all about family
Bruce Willis in Christmas film Die Hard
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10 best Christmas films that aren't all about family

200,000 people liked a picture of my Christmas tree. It was cool, but brought difficult memories
Christmas tree being decorated
Sophia Alexandra Hall

200,000 people liked a picture of my Christmas tree. It was cool, but brought difficult memories

Behind the till with Olivia Colman at Choose Love's refugee awareness pop-up shop
From left: Dawn O'Porter, Lily James, Pearl Mackie, Olivia Colman, Dermot O'Leary and Jamie Dornan wearing choose love t-shirts
Choose Love

Behind the till with Olivia Colman at Choose Love's refugee awareness pop-up shop

Illustrator Oliver Jeffers shares advice for Big Issue's Christmas Kids Cover Competition: 'We're all artists'
Previous winners of the kids cover competition
Christmas Kids Cover Competition

Illustrator Oliver Jeffers shares advice for Big Issue's Christmas Kids Cover Competition: 'We're all artists'

CathARTic: The incredible and inspiring way vulnerable people are finding themselves through art
Art

CathARTic: The incredible and inspiring way vulnerable people are finding themselves through art

Leonard Bernstein: Exploring the American composer behind Bradley Cooper's musical biopic Maestro
Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein in Maestro
Music

Leonard Bernstein: Exploring the American composer behind Bradley Cooper's musical biopic Maestro

Care leavers find it much harder to get a job – but any company would be lucky to have us
Employment

Care leavers find it much harder to get a job – but any company would be lucky to have us