ENGAGED! RIVER VALLEY was created with the IN/IL/KY Tri-State couple in mind. Regardless of background or budget, ENGAGED! RIVER VALLEY’s goal is to provide men and women alike the tools and resources to put together the perfect local wedding.

Editors JoElle Knight and Nikki Davis seek to showcase the possibilities available and to provide inspiration to brides and grooms in the River Valley region and beyond. From the simple to the grand, from DIY to full service, wedding information ENGAGED! RIVER VALLEY showcases the tremendous talents and wedding related products that can be found locally and regionally.


JOELLE KNIGHT Founder / Editor-in-Chief has been in the marketing and event industry for over ten years using her background in art and design to produce amazing local events for both the non-profit and private sector. In addition to event design, she also specializes in styled photoshoots with an emphasis on parties and weddings. Her design work has been featured in some of the top decor and event magazines and websites in the country including Romantic Homes Magazine, Mingle Magazine, Hostess with the Mostess, CraftGawker, Wedding Day Magazine and Catch My Party.



nikki-headshotNIKKI DAVIS Managing Editor comes from a publication background as well and has been both a writer and a photographer for various local magazines and national projects for over the last decade. She is also a two time Better Business Bureau Integrity Torch Award winner and one time runner up for her work with davis digital photography. Her marketing and social media work in the non-profit sector has been nationally recognized. She is going into her 11th year producing the Contemporary Bride Expo and leading the Evansville Wedding Networking Group. She also owns/moderates EvansvilleBrideGuide.com and is the co-owner of the Historic Boehne House.