Jimmy Kimmel

It's Jimmy Kimmel's turn to zing President Barack Obama: The late-night host will emcee the White House Correspondents' Association's 98th annual dinner next year, the organization announced Tuesday.

"I look forward to being a part of the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner," Kimmel said in a statement. "I love dinner."

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The Jimmy Kimmel Live! host was chosen for his "sophisticated and edgy" humor that appeals to a wide audience, said Caren Bohan, WHCA president.

Past hosts include Jay Leno, Wanda Sykes, Stephen Colbert, Craig Ferguson, Conan O'Brien and this year's host, Seth Meyers, who skewered everyone from Obama to Donald Trump.

The annual dinner brings together celebrities, politicians and journalists to raise scholarship money for aspiring journalists. Next year's dinner will take place April 28.