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Colin Jost
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Colin Jost

Head Writer / Weekend Update Co-Anchor

On March 1, Colin Jost will join Cecily Strong as co-anchor of "Weekend Update."  Following the tradition of Tina Fey and Seth Meyers to the Update desk, Jost has been head writer at SNL since 2012 (having joined the SNL writing staff in 2005). He has won three Writers Guild awards and a Peabody Award, and he has been nominated for eight Emmy awards for his work on the show. A 2004 graduate of Harvard University, Jost was president of the Harvard Lampoon. He wrote and starred in the upcoming Paramount film, "Staten Island Summer," based on his days as a lifeguard.