Repertory Player/Weekend Update Co-Anchor

Colin Jost

Repertory Player/Weekend Update Co-Anchor Bio

Colin Jost returns for his fourth season of "SNL" as co-anchor of "Weekend Update" alongside fellow cast member Michael Che.

Jost joined the cast as "Weekend Update" co-anchor on March 1, 2014. Jost has been a writer at SNL since 2005 and served as co-head writer for three years.

Jost has won three Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his writing on "SNL." He also wrote and starred in the Paramount/Netflix film "Staten Island Summer," based on his days as a lifeguard growing up in New York. Jost and Che also hosted special editions of "Weekend Update" on MSNBC during the 2016 Republican and Democratic national conventions.

Jost is a Staten Island native and Harvard graduate. His birthday is June 29.