• Joseph Bonner

Best PR Executive of 2022 : Tree Paine


Tree Pain with Taylor Swift ( Credit: Tree Pain Twitter)

With Legend Magazine, we've had the honor of working with multiple teams when putting together celebrity stories and features so for us it was very important for us to create a rating system that was both fair and unbiased.


Working closely with hundreds of PR teams, there is one who stands out above the rest and that is Tree Pain of Premium PR. Based on our legendary rating system, Premium PR were the only ones who scored the full 25 points in all 5 key areas.



Legend Magazine Rating System

  • 1 = Poor

  • 2 = Fair

  • 3 = Good

  • 4 = Very Good

  • 5 = Excellent



Communication: 5


Follow Thorough: 5


Professionalism: 5


Performance of duties: 5


Ease to work with: 5


Who is Tree Pain?


"In 1995, Paine joined Interscope Records, where she worked with artists like No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, and Nine Inch Nails. She left Interscope to launch her own street marketing firm, which merged with Immortal Records in 1999.[2]


Paine worked at the Academy of Country Music until 2007, when she was hired as the senior vice-president at Warner Music Group, where she oversaw all publicity for their country and Christian divisions of Warner Music Nashville.


In 2014, Paine announced that she would leave Warner Music to start her own public relations firm, Premium PR. Her first client was Taylor Swift.[3] Paine is known for guiding Swift through many high-profile moments, including a number of breakups, Swift's sexual assault trial against former radio host David Mueller, and the dispute over Swift's masters.[4][5][6]


Paine was featured in Swift's 2020 Netflix documentary Miss Americana, directed by Lana Wilson, which received critical acclaim upon release. The Cut opined that Paine has built a reputation as a "quiet but ferocious PR pitbull".[7]" - Wiki Bio





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