Michael Che is the first person of color to be a head writer on SNL

The Weekend Update host is getting a major promotion.

December 12, 2017
Michael Che is the first person of color to be a head writer on <i>SNL</i> Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images  

Michael Che and Colin Jost were promoted to be co-head writers for Saturday Night Live, according to Deadline. Che will be the first person of color to hold the senior position. Kent Sublette and Bryan Tucker, the two existing head writers, will keep their positions. Che has been on the show since 2013. Watch some of his memorable moments on the show below.

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