Politico reported on Wednesday that the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) issued a memo to media organizations encouraging them to bring more real journalists and fewer celebrities to their annual dinner: An important priority for us is making sure that as many of your hard-working journalists who actually cover the White House, and are members […]
I read this article ("White House Correspondents' Association Wants More White House Correspondents At Dinner") and thought I should respond (yes, I brought Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne to the dinner years ago and many other big celebrities. Show More Summary
NEW YORK –- The White House Correspondents' Association is urging news organizations to resist jockeying for celebrity guests for April’s annual dinner and try to invite more actual White House correspondents, according to a Wednesday...Show More Summary
While it’s not as great a send-off as having the character “Stephen Colbert” host the White House Correspondents’ Dinner one last time (that honor went to Cecily Strong), it was announced last night that President Obama will be one of the final guests on The Colbert Report. Show More Summary
In 2006, Stephen Colbert performed at the White House correspondent's dinner. For almost 25 uncomfortably hilarious and immediately divisive minutes, Colbert performed as the titular character of his Comedy Central show, damning virtually all the attendees, including then-President George W....
On Wednesday, Cecily Strong of “Saturday Night Live” was announced as the fourth woman to helm the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner in its 82-year tradition. For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we hearken back to the last time (nearly six years ago) that a woman emceed the nerd prom. Wanda Sykes’s pass at the mic wasn’t without considerable […]
Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong will headline the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner in April. The 30-year-old comedian, who had a stint on the SNL Weekend Update desk, will be the fourth woman to host the event in its 82-year history.
The entertainment for the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in the spring has been announced. Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live cast member and co-anchor of the show's “Weekend Update” will headline the event, reports The Hill. Show More Summary
So a weird thing happened today -- Cecily Strong was chosen as the performer for this year's White House Correspondent's Dinner. See, I have nothing against Cecily, and in fact she's one of my favorite performers on Saturday Night Live,...Show More Summary
TVNewser: Fox News’ Brit Hume called Al Sharpton ”a tax cheat and a crook” mainly because it seems like he is indeed both of those. FishbowlDC: SNL’s Cecily Strong will host next year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner....Show More Summary
She may be The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started A Conversation With At A Party, but on April 25th, 2015, she's going to be the talk of the biggest party in Washington! The White House Correspondents Dinner has already found its host for 2015, and it's none other that Saturday Night Live star Cecily Strong! [ [...]
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The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party will soon mingle with the president, members of the press and other Washington movers and shakers. Saturday Night Live cast member Cecily Strong is scheduled to host...Show More Summary
She may have gotten the boot from Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update desk after just one year, but Cecily Strong just scored a major career victory by landing the hosting gig for next year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
SNL comedian Cecily Strong has been tapped to headline the White House Correspondents' Dinner, the group announced.
Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong has been tapped as featured entertainer at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner next spring. “Her political humor is sly and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent,” said WGCA President Christi Parsons in a statement. Strong will have an edge when it comes to targeting journalists at the event. Show More Summary
She will be the fourth woman to do so. [ more › ]
She'll get a chance to call out bully dickheads on a much bigger scale.
Cecily Strong, former Weekend Update cohost andfamous channeler of the girl you wish you never started a conversation with at a party, will perform at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Read more...
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