Mario Ochoa and Tanya Sammis

Mario Ochoa and Tanya Sammis are the co-owners of Sammis & Ochoa, a San Antonio-based public relations agency. Here, along with the rest of the Sammis & Ochoa team, Mario and Tanya will share their bright ideas on the world of PR, business and marketing.

  • 2017, We’re Ready for You!

    One thing I like most about the New Year is that we are given a fresh start – a new start to better ourselves. Even if you improved yourself and got rid of old habits in 2016, remember the New …

  • Why We Loved Being Present in 2016

    It is the waning last days of the year 2016 and social media is king. Getting connected is effortless and information spreads in the blink of an eye (or a click of a mouse, if you’d rather). One thing that …

  • The New Way to Public Relations: Press Record

    Technology has been the cause of many industries having to reconstruct how they function and who they serve. Social media has single-handedly changed the way public relations agencies handle and manage clients, as well as themselves. Society’s craving for instant …

  • May Culture Grow Your Mind This Christmas Season

    As a military brat, one thing I loved the most about moving around so much was having the opportunity to experience so many different cultures. Everywhere we moved, whether in the U.S. or out of it, consisted of new adventures, …

  • Love What You Do

    It has always been my goal to have a job where it didn’t feel like I was working. You know that feeling of wanting to get out of bed in the morning to go to work? Sounds crazy to some, …

  • PRSSA National Conference

    I have been a member of UTSA’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America for three years now. I serve as the Unity PR Firm Director, a student-run PR firm that is a branch of PRSSA, where we …

  • Say hello to Anthony!

    Hello, San Antonio!  My name is Anthony and I am recent graduate of New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.  I just received my Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communications with an emphasis in PR and a minor in marketing …

  • All About Karina!

    Whoa, a whole blog about me? The new intern? That’s so cool! My name is Karina. I’m a senior at UTSA completing my Bachelor’s in Communication with a focus on PR. This fall, I will have the privilege of interning …
  • Kickin’ Ass and Takin’ Names

    There’s a first time for everything and people tend to remember their first experiences the most. I’ve had quite a few firsts while working for Sammis & Ochoa. This company brought my first internship, my first big girl job during …

  • Rhetoric Can Move Mountains

    When Aristotle was crafting his rhetorical formula back in 4th century BC, he was probably aware that his writings would be a catalysis for analysis and learning for centuries of scholars to come. Well here I am, many many centuries …