To complete the “Spreading the News” section of this blog, I will pass on some go to information for placing your engagement announcement in your local newspaper, which is obviously the most traditional way of sharing this wonderful news!
Information to include in your Engagement Announcement:
Bride’s Name/Groom’s Name (where originally from)
Bride and Groom’s Current Place of Residence and Employment
Bride and Groom’s educational background
Reception Location (can list the city if preferred or if location is undetermined).
Additional Important Details
(All above information is optional, so you can include the items you prefer)
Photo (May want to use a picture from engagement session with photographer, but be sure you are given permission)
Etiquette Note: Traditionally, each set of parents is responsible for paying for an announcement in their hometown newspaper.
There are two well-known Pittsburgh newspapers circulating, which are the Pittsburgh Post Gazette as well as the Tribune-Review (the Trib-live online also includes surrounding county newspapers connected with the Tribune Review).
Pittsburgh Trib-Live Online includes the following Newspapers:
PTR eTRIB Digital Replica
Valley News Dispatch
McKeesport Daily News
And also the Your Town Newspapers:
See each individual paper at Trib-Live for details regarding engagement announcements.
Other County Papers (not associated with Trib-Live):
Price varies with each Newspaper
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Your Wedding Budget How-To