Catherine Dorothea Bennett (born c. 1958) is a British journalist, educated at Lawnswood High School, Leeds and Hertford College, Oxford.
Bennett began her career in journalism at Honey magazine. Subsequently she worked at the Sunday Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, The Sunday Times, The Times and the short-lived Sunday Correspondent newspaper before joining The Guardian around 1990. She joined The Observer at the beginning of 2008, where she continues to write columns on politics and culture.
Catherine Bennett was on the Orwell Prize's Journalism shortlist for 2009.
Formerly married to Robert Sackville-West (1985–92).