Jimmy Kimmel to host White House press dinner in April

By REUTERS
November 1, 2011 12:11

 
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Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has been tapped by the White House Correspondent's Association to host its gala dinner in April next year, joining a long line of comedians and presenters who have entertained at the event.

"Jimmy's humor is sophisticated and edgy while appealing to a wide audience," said Caren Bohan, a Reuters journalist and president of the association.

The dinner is traditionally attended by the US president and first lady as well as government officials, politicians, celebrities and members of the press. Proceeds from the 2012 event will fund scholarships and awards to help support aspiring reporters and recognize journalistic excellence.

Kimmel, the host of late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live!, joins a list of comedians such as Seth Meyers and Jay Leno who have entertained at the dinner where reporters and the president take good-natured, comedic jabs at one another.

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