Susan and Ted Ruddock of Southbury, formerly of Ridgefield, have announced the engagement of their daughter Jenna McCutcheon Ruddock to Jorge Rafael Franzini, son of Virginia and Rafael Franzini of Montevideo, Uruguay.

The bride graduated from Ridgefield High School and received a degree from Mount Holyoke College with distinction in politics and history. She is a journalist and documentary filmmaker and is currently pursuing a juris doctorate degree at American University’s Washington College of Law.

The groom graduated from Walt Whitman High School in Maryland, from Boston University’s School of Communications and from the University of Maryland. He is an executive producer at CuriosityStream, where he writes and produces documentary films and series.

A wedding is planned for September 2018 in Washington, D.C.