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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  • 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 …

  • Capturing Captions: Moving PHHHOTOs, Video and Pictures

    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 …

  • Add Research for Innovation in Public Relations

    UntitledOf all the holidays, Friday the 13th is amongst my top 5 favorites. Odd? I digress, while unpacking from a recent move, I found myself sorting through movie after movie. I stumbled upon the cult-classic and subsequent incarnations of …

  • My First Day—A Journal Entry by Taylor

    I’m looking out of the window from the 6th floor of the Rand Building in downtown San Antonio, TX. There’s some movement in the buildings across from me and if they could see over here they’d see me: Sammis …

  • Cheers to Tanya

    On December 31, the San Antonio Business Journal announced the 2015 40 Under 40 winners and our amazing leader, Tanya Sammis, was on the list. This was no surprise to anyone who works with Tanya, because she is an amazing …