Emily Steel and Daniel Jerome Hoevel were married July 28 at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Conn. Joseph B. De Mott, ordained through the American Marriage Ministries for the occasion and a maternal uncle of the bride, officiated.
Ms. Steel, 34, is a business reporter for The New York Times. She and a team of reporters exposed sexual harassment and misconduct across industries and were awarded a Pulitzer Prize for public service in April. She graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She is the daughter of Catherine De Mott Steel and Richard B. Steel of East Lyme, Conn. The bride’s father works in Framingham, Mass., and East Lyme, as a scientific analyst for Sanofi, a French pharmaceutical company. Her mother retired as a speech pathologist from the Norwich Public Schools in Norwich, Conn. She is on the boards of the Arc New London County in Norwich, a nonprofit organization that provides programs and housing for those with disabilities; and the Connecticut Storytelling Center in New London, Conn., which helps people develop and tell their stories.
Mr. Hoevel, 31, is a vice president for capital raising and investor relations in the Manhattan office of Silver Lake, a technology investment firm. He graduated cum laude from Kalamazoo College in Michigan.
He is a son of Barbara A. Hoevel and Morris A. Hoevel of Okemos, Mich. The groom’s mother retired as the principal of Chippewa Middle School in Okemos. His father, also retired, was a civil engineer at the Michigan Division Federal Highway Administration in Lansing.
The couple met in December 2014 at Hot Bird bar in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, while she was at a farewell party and he was getting a beer with a friend.