Colin Jost is best know as his numerous seasons on “SNL” as co-anchor of “Weekend Update,” alongside fellow cast member Michael Che. Jost joined the cast as “Weekend Update” co-anchor on March 1, 2014. Jost has been a writer at SNL since 2005 and served as co-head writer for three of those years. Jost has won three Writers Guild Awards, a Peabody Award and has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards for his writing on SNL. He also wrote and starred in the Paramount/Netflix film, “Staten Island Summer,” based on his days as a lifeguard growing up in New York. Che and co-anchor Colin Jost also hosted special editions of “Weekend Update” on MSNBC during the 2016 Republican and Democratic national conventions.