Colin Jost named new host of Saturday Night Live 'Weekend Update'

NEW YORK - "Saturday Night Live" has selected a new co-anchor to replace Seth Meyers on the show's popular "Weekend Update" segment.

Effective March 1, head show writer Colin Jost, will team up with Cecily Strong to anchor the long-running segment, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He joins a roster of Weekend Update's hosts that have included Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Jimmy Fallon.

According to the report, Jost first joined SNL in 2005 after graduating from Harvard University in 2004.

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