Jenna Johnson and Derek Hills were married Dec. 7 at All Souls Church in Washington, D.C. Caitlin Gibson, a mutual friend who introduced the couple, officiated.
Johnson, 34, is a national political correspondent at The Washington Post covering the 2020 presidential election. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the daughter of Jim and Bridget Johnson of Kalona. Her parents are the owners of The News.
Hills, 45, is a senior consultant at Summit Consulting, a quantitative and management consulting firm in Washington, D.C. He is a storyteller and playwright whose works include “No Sex, Please” and “Shopworn.” Hills graduated from the University of Florida. He is the son of Carole Bass and Alan Hills of New Bern, N.C. The groom’s mother is a retired homemaker. His father, who is retired, worked in the boat-building industry.
The couple met in December 2014 at a holiday dance party the groom hosted at a bar in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C.