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O'Brien to headline correspondents' dinner

3 years 11 months 3 days ago February 20, 2013 Feb 20, 2013 Wednesday, February 20 2013 February 20, 2013 9:35 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON - The White House Correspondents' Association announced today that late night talk show host Conan O'Brien will be the featured act for its annual dinner.

Association president Ed Henry called O'Brien "one of television's most innovative and influential talents."

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama traditionally attend the dinner, along with media professionals and government leaders.

Proceeds from the event help finance scholarships and awards that recognize journalism excellence.

This year's dinner will be held April 27 in Washington.

Image courtesy: NBC

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