Catherine Bennett (journalist)

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Catherine Dorothea Bennett (born c. 1958)[1] is a British journalist, educated at Lawnswood High School, Leeds, and Hertford College, Oxford.

Catherine Bennett
Born c. 1958
Occupation Journalist
Spouse(s) Robert Sackville-West (1985–92)

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.[2] 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.[3]

She was formerly married to Robert Sackville-West[1] (1985–92).


  1. ^ a b "BBC rottweiler John Humphrys is (almost) smiling over his new relationship with journalist", Daily Mail, 23 September 2010
  2. ^ Stephen Brook, "Observer hires Guardian columnist", The Guardian, 30 November 2007. Retrieved 6 April 2009.
  3. ^ Owen Amos, "Shortlists announced for Orwell Prize for political writing", Press Gazette, 26 March 2009.

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