Entertainment Cecily Strong to headline White House Correspondents' Dinner Cecily Strong will host the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Photo Credit: Getty Images By AMNY.COM November 19, 2014 11:56 AM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Will the "Girl You Wished You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party" make an appearance at the White House Correspondents' Dinner? "Saturday Night Live's" Cecily Strong, who plays that character and many others, will host the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in April 2015, according to Politico. While Strong isn't well-known for playing any political characters on "SNL," WHCD President Christi Parsons called Strong's political humor "sharp and edgy, and it comes with a Chicago accent." Strong's father, Bill Strong, was the Associated Press statehouse reporter in Illinois for many years. By AMNY.COM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.