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.

  • 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 …

  • Finding Purpose

    “The quarter-life crisis is a period of life usually ranging from the early twenties to the mid thirties, in which a person begins to feel doubtful about their own lives, brought on by the stress of becoming an adult. The …

  • That College Social Media Life

    To a college student, the words of Charles Dickens have never rung more true: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” We learn …

  • Intern Diaries

    Wow!  Started my first internship at S&O just over a month ago and I have been fortunate to have already had some amazing experiences!  The S&O team has been welcoming and helpful… First day we received flowers and some important …

  • Core Value Share – Deliver Happiness by Any Means Necessary

    Hey guys! I haven’t written one of these bad boys in a very long time, so I figured I’d share my thoughts again. Instead of the regular public relations blog topic I have typically written in the past, I want …