Bernard and Sheila O’Rourke of Essex Fells, N.J. and Joseph and Pamela Taormina of Fulton announced the engagement of their children, Annie O’Rourke and Marcus Taormina.
O’Rourke is a graduate of Cornell University and received a BA in English and a concentration in visual studies.
She began her career as an advertising copywriter in New York City, spent years in San Francisco managing an independent comedy label, and is currently an associate producer on “Love You, Mean It” for the E! Channel.
Taormina is a graduate of University at Buffalo and received his degree in media studies. He started his career in reality TV after moving to Los Angeles, but quickly found his calling in visual effects for film.
He is currently the visual effects digital production manager on “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” for Columbia Pictures.
After meeting four years ago on a camping trip in Yosemite National Park, Taormina proposed to O’Rourke atop the mountain in Mount San Jacinto State Park near Palm Springs, Calif.
A September 2013 wedding is planned in the Catskill Mountains in New York. The couple resides in Los Angeles, Calif.