Arnold and Brenda Zaslow of Wyncote, and Joseph and Adrienne Katz of Piermont, N.Y., announce the engagement of their children, Jennifer Sue Zaslow and Mark Sebastian Katz.

    Jennifer graduated with honors from Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She also completed additional master's studies in English literature at New York University. Jennifer is the director of development at New York City Opera.

    Mark graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. A writer and author, he was a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton, assisting the president with annual humor speeches to the Washington Press Corps from 1993 to 2000. Mark is a principal of The Soundbite Institute, a creative communications and consulting firm.

    Jennifer is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. George E. Lieberman, and Mr. and Mrs. Irving Zaslow. Mark is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cohen, and Mr. and Mrs. Max Katz.