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.
Actor Danielle Deadwyler: ‘The caring Black women do for community is motherhood beyond biology’
Film

Actor Danielle Deadwyler: ‘The caring Black women do for community is motherhood beyond biology’

Can this 13-year-old boy persuade you to go vegan?
Veganism

Can this 13-year-old boy persuade you to go vegan?

Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘There are lessons in chasing what scares you’
Musicals

Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘There are lessons in chasing what scares you’

tick, tick…BOOM! star Alexandra Shipp: ‘If I’m not challenging myself I’m not doing myself justice’
Film

tick, tick…BOOM! star Alexandra Shipp: ‘If I’m not challenging myself I’m not doing myself justice’

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