Jan. 6, 2014
A UVa.alumni is joining the cast of SNL.
Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Sasheer Zamata will be making her debut on Saturday Night Live on Jan. 18th.
Zamata graduated from the University of Virginia in 2009 with a degree in Drama.
She has been a part of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, ABC's 'Would You Fall For That?', and appeared in several commercials.
Zamata becomes the first black female Saturday Night Live cast member in five years since the departure of Maya Rudolph.