Kimmel to host White House Correspondents' dinner

Nov. 1, 2011 at 9:06 AM
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WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is to serve as emcee of the 98th annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, organizers said Tuesday.

The event is to take place April 28.

"I look forward to being a part of the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. I love dinner," The Hollywood Reporter quoted Kimmel as saying.

"Saturday Night Live" scribe Seth Meyers was the host of last year's House Correspondents' Association dinner.

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