Cynthia and David Bozek of North Andover, Mass., announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Claire Bozek, to Milton Joseph Valencia, son of Oligia Valencia of Fall River, Mass.
The couple met while on assignment as reporters at competing newspapers in June 2003. He proposed last year at the Franklin Park Zoo, by the tiger exhibit.
The future bride is employed as the associate director of media relations at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The future groom is employed as a metro reporter at The Boston Globe.
An August 2013 wedding is planned at Nashoba Valley Winery in Bolton, Mass.
Published in The Boston Globe on July 7, 2013