Julie Baker and Joshua Taylor, both of Ypsilanti, announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sandra Baker of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Robert and Nancy Taylor of Bay City.

Julie is a 2005 graduate of Alpena High School. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a specialization in women, gender and social justice. She is a managing producer for The Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group.

Josh is a 2004 graduate of Bay City Central High School. He is a 2008 graduate of Delta College with associate degrees in web information technology, liberal arts and management. He graduated from Northwood University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems. He is a senior web developer for SAMSA in Ypsilanti.

The couple will exchange their wedding vows Nov. 8, 2014, in Frankenmuth.