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.

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  • PR Life, All the Liberty and the Delivery of Happiness

    A student named Sarah Thornton sent over some questions she had for a final public relations project. We liked the questions, so we’re sharing those, along with some answers, for our online world. Everyone has a story to tell. Here’s …

  • What I’ve Learned as a Public Relations Professional

    As the work week comes to an end, I’m taking time to ponder about everything I have learned so far in my public relations career. At the beginning, I was stressed, and maybe a little crazy. Now that I’ve had …

  • How Public Relations Aids in Finding Balance

    So balanced

    Finding balance in all aspects of your life can seem as a feat only a super-hero can accomplish. But what are public relations professionals if not super-heroes, right? My prior puppy-peddling experiences in college, current pooch pampering and team-lead position …

  • How a Career in Public Relations Helped Me Plan a Wedding  

    After four and a half blissful years of dating my boyfriend-turned fiancé, he finally popped the question. Initially, I was so elated, no, thrilled to get started on all of the wedding planning that only existed on my well-coifed Pinterest …

  • The New Guy

    The only place to go with Sammis & Ochoa is UP!

    The only place to go with Sammis & Ochoa is UP!

    The first day at your new job, day of school, internship or entrance into an uncharted land can be overwhelming.

    Just like The Game of Life, as the new

  • Spirit Week

    With Halloween poking its horrifying head around the corner, the office décor has shifted from friendly to frightening and candy overflows from a cauldron in the corner. Personally, this is my favorite time of year. Anyone on our team can …

  • Work-free Vacation

    As I embark on a trip to Colorado tomorrow, my mind is still concentrated on all things work-related. Instead of stressing about my tasks at work, I want to remove all thoughts for the duration of my vacation and truly …

  • What Used to be Good

    Life can be messy. It’s hard to balance everything in this day and age. Fortunately, there are still ways that we can enjoy the simple things in life and believe it or not, our careers sometimes give us the best …

  • 7 Signs You Work in PR

    For all the public relations nerds and professionals out there, we understand the time and energy you put into the job you love. We also understand the habits you start to develop from working in the PR world.  We’re not …

  • Welcome to the Real World

    Usually before starting something, I try to think about the risks and possible outcomes beforehand. There have been times in my life when I’ve thought too hard about a decision that needs to be made and have psyched myself out …