SNL’s Cecily Strong to Appear at the Social Shake-Up Show in Atlanta
By: Sophie Maerowitz
May 8, 2017
“Saturday Night Live” cast member Cecily Strong has joined the speaker roster for the Social Shake-Up, a three-day digital communications conference that will be held May 22-24 in Atlanta, and presented by PR News in partnership with Social Media Today. Strong will be joined onstage by Rob Gregory, president of content and influencer marketing company WhoSay, with whom she’ll discuss how social media conversations have influenced her character choices, impacted her performances and helped build her audience.
Strong, currently in her sixth season on “SNL,” has earned high praise for her Weekend Update character “The Girl You Wish You Hadn’t Started a Conversation With at a Party,” as well as recurring sketches including “Girlfriends Talk Show.” Strong has also played Melania Trump in sketches including a spoof of Beyonce’s music video “Lemonade.”
Strong has guest-starred in the television series “Scream Queens” and “Superstore” and will be featured in upcoming seasons of “Man Seeking Woman” and “The Detroiters.” In film, Strong can be seen in “Ghostbusters,” “The Boss” opposite Melissa McCarthy, “The Meddler” opposite Rose Byrne and Susan Sarandon, and “The Bronze.” Strong also hosted the prestigious White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2015.
Want to hear from celebrity influencers including Cecily Strong and Shaun (Shonduras) McBride, as well as marketers and communicators running social media at brands like Coca-Cola, Arby’s, Google and more? There’s still time to register for the Social Shake-Up, which will be held May 22-24 in Atlanta.