Michael Che & Colin Jost Co-Head Writers Of ‘SNL’
Congratulations to Michael Che and Colin Jost!
The “Weekend Update” dynamic duo have been named as co-head writers at “Saturday Night Live.”
They will join current head writers Kent Sublette and Bryan Tucker. “SNL” has also announced that Sudi Green and Fran Gillespie have been named writing supervisors. Che and Jost currently host “SNL’s” long-running “Weekend Update” segment, which they began hosting in 2014.
Che, who was previously named on Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch list and Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People, appeared on “The Daily Show” before joining “SNL” in 2013. A four-time WGA Award winner and recipient of a Peabody Award, Jost started at “SNL” as a writer in 2005.
Congrats to the two gentlemen.