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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  • The Genius Behind Ben & Jerry’s Texas Churned Campaign

    As a lifetime resident of the greatest state in the Union, I too mourned the loss of our precious Blue Bell Ice Cream after the Listeria contamination. It’s been about six months since the recall, and I still haven’t whet …

  • From College Grad to S&O Intern—A Journal Entry by Evelyn

    Graduating from college can be a crazy experience. Initially, you can’t help but picture the moment when you will cross the stage. You end up spending all your time daydreaming and getting nothing done. (Yes, senioritis is a real thing!). …

  • I’m Just the Intern: That’s All I Know

    Hello. My name is Dillon (aka, the new intern). Today I want to encourage those looking to make the next or first step in their career to stop. Do NOT take the job! Take the internship. Sound crazy? Allow me …

  • Memorial Day – A Prayer and a Thankful Heart

    We’re all excited for the three-day weekend. Sleeping in on a Monday is appealing at any age. That’s fine and dandy, but before you Google search “what to do in San Antonio for Memorial Day weekend,” take a …

  • All About Captions

    Who? What? Where? When? Why? and How?

    Generally, pictures do not directly answer these questions or clearly explain what is happening in an image. The job of a caption is to help readers understand what they are looking at. Captions …

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

    As promised, with just 29 days left until the big day, here’s the follow up to my first blog “How a Career in Public Relations Helped Me Plan a Wedding.”

    When we last left our heroine, she was …

  • The Art of Instagram

    Photography seems to have become an overlooked asset to small businesses these days. With a cell in your pocket and an Instagram account, we can promote anything, right? Wrong. While I won’t hesitate to admit that some people have the …

  • Finding Balance from Work to Relieve Stress

    For some fortunate ones, like me, work sometimes comes easy because it is truly enjoyed. I love what I do and the people I work with make it ten times more fun. However, like every job, stress can creep up …

  • College Tips From One Aspiring PR Pro to the Next

    College is the time to prepare for the “real world”. It’s where youngsters can gain adult life experience all while hanging on to the comfort of a meal plan. Sounds like a pretty good deal. I have found though, that …

  • Discovering Downtown San Antonio

    Our office is conveniently located on Houston St., nestled between an amazing Chinese restaurant, a few great coffee shops and countless numbers of restaurants. When peering out the window of our office, I begin to ponder about my life before …