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, and at least two articles criticizing the Peerage system and what she considers the nobility still existing privileges.[3][4]

Catherine Bennett was on the Orwell Prize's Journalism shortlist for 2009.[5]

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


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