Shasta Kurtz and Joshua Langenbacher, both of Altoona, are engaged to be married.
Miss Kurtz is the daughter of Mike "Mak" and Amy Kurtz of Roaring Spring, formerly of Claysburg.
She is a 2005 graduate of Claysburg-Kimmel High School and a 2009 magna cum laude graduate of Clarion University with a bachelor's degree in mass media arts and journalism.
Mr. Langenbacher is the son of Jim and Susan Langenbacher of Altoona.
He is a 2005 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2009 graduate of Penn State University, University Park, with a bachelor's degree in communications.
Shasta and Josh work on the copy desk of the Altoona Mirror, where they met.
An Oct. 19 wedding is being planned at the Mishler Theatre, Altoona.