Seth Meyers to headline annual WHCA dinner

December 8, 2010

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The White House Correspondents’ Association has lined up a headliner for its annual fundraising dinner: “Saturday Night Live” head writer and performer Seth Meyers.

Meyers, who recently hosted the 2010 ESPY Awards on ESPN, is anchor of SNL’s “Weekend Update.”

If Meyers needs on-the-ground Washington material, he could probably tap a former longtime SNLer: Senator Al Franken.

The annual dinner, which gathers together journalists, politicians and Hollywood luminaries, will be held on April 30.

Entertainers at past dinners have included Wanda Sykes, Stephen Colbert and Craig Ferguson. Jay Leno was the keynote speaker this year’s dinner.

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/Mike Segar (Actor and comedian Seth Meyers watches NBA Finals basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, June 10, 2010)

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