Colin Jost is the head writer of Saturday Night Live, where he’s won three Writers Guild awards, a Peabody Award, and been nominated for 9 Emmy awards. In March 2014, he took over for Seth Meyer as co-anchor of Weekend Update. As a comedian, Colin has performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, and the Just for Laughs Comedy Festivals in Montreal and Chicago. He published three “Shouts and Murmurs” pieces in The New Yorker magazine, in addition to writing for The New York Times Magazine, Huffington Post, Staten Island Advance and Radar. Colin was president of the Harvard Lampoon and wrote and produced the film Staten Island Summer, starring Kate Walsh and Ashley Greene, about his days as a lifeguard growing up on Staten Island.
Colin currently resides in New York City.
"Colin was simply fantastic to work with, a true professional through-and-through. He asked many thoughtful questions in advance of the performance to really get a sense of the company and the audience he would be performing in front of. His performance was well received by our employees, who gave him rave reviews and thoroughly enjoyed his set. "- StubHub
"Things went wonderful--he had glowing reviews from all our attendees and the audience said he was the highlight of the event. He did a great job, stayed and mingled longer than expected and really went above and beyond. Glad this worked out so well given the short turnaround time!"- Fidia Pharma USA
"Excellent. He was funny, relatively clean, and made a concerted effort to make his material relevant to the audience and organization. "- Jewish Family Services of Greater Dallas