“Weekend Update” co-anchor, “Saturday Night Live”
Colin Jost is serving his sixth season as co-anchor of “Weekend Update” at Saturday Night Live. He has also been a writer for the show since 2005, and is currently one of SNL’s head writers.
Recently, Colin co-hosted the 2018 Emmy Awards, alongside “Weekend Update” co-anchor and fellow head writer, Michael Che.
Colin also co-hosted special editions of “Weekend Update” on MSNBC during the 2016 Republican and Democratic national conventions, as well as the primetime Weekend Update Summer Edition in 2017. Additionally, he wrote and starred in the Paramount/Netflix film Staten Island Summer, based on his days as a lifeguard growing up in New York.
Colin has won four Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his writing on Saturday Night Live.
Colin is a Staten Island native and Harvard graduate.