Jay Leno to Host White House Correspondents' Dinner

Jay Leno has a new old job - besides hosting the Tonight Show: The comedian will headline this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Leno, who hosted the dinner in 1987, 2000 and 2004, was chosen before the late-night debacle this month that saw him reclaim The Tonight Show, a rep for the White House Correspondents' Association told TVGuide.com.

The annual dinner, which will take place May 1, brings together celebrities, politicians and journalists to raise scholarship money for aspiring journalists.

Past hosts include Wanda Sykes, who emceed last year, Stephen Colbert, Craig Ferguson and - yes - Conan O'Brien.

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