Christine Elizabeth Succop and Michael Gerard Eckert, Jr., both of Chicago, have announced their engagement and plans for their late summer wedding in Pittsburgh, Penn.
Christie is the daughter of James and Carole Succop of Jefferson Hills, Penn. Mike is the son of Michael and Marjorie Eckert of Perry, Mich.
Christie is a 2005 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in Jefferson Hills, Penn., as well as a 2009 graduate of Ohio University. Mike is a 1999 graduate of Morrice High School in Morrice, Mich., as well as a 2005 graduate of Eastern Michigan University.
The couple met in 2010 while working at the Record-Eagle. Christe was a copy editor while Mike was a sports writer. They have since moved to Chicago, where Christe works as an editor at Groupon. Mike is a writer at Cognitive Arts and a Wrigley Field tour guide for the Chicago Cubs.