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Fairfax, VA
Multiplatform Editor — USA Today
As seen in:  USA Today
Covers:  Health, Pop Culture, Entertainment, Celebrities, Movies, Television, Books, Music, Travel, Science

Multiplatform editor and pinch-hit writer for @USATODAYlife.

Trey Barrineau's Biography

Trey Barrineau is a multiplatform editor in USA TODAY's Life section, where he fine-tunes and enlivens content for online and print that spans entertainment, pop culture, technology and health. During his time there, he has been honored multiple times for outstanding headlines by the editors of "The Nation's Newspaper."

Trey was hired in 2000 immediately after completing USA TODAY's Loaner Program, a unique mid-career residency/internship that ...

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Hainer Awards

USA TODAY's now-defunct in-house monthly awards for outstanding headlines. I was a 13-time winner between 2000 and 2005. Starting in 2005, the award became a daily recognition of good work, and I'm honored to have been mentioned 17 times.


2008 - General
Part of a team recognized for exceptional deadline coverage of the Oscars.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports reporter, Hickory Daily Record, Hickory, N.C.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but never for work.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @usatodaylife: Correction: Gerard Depardieu says he can drink 14 bottles of WINE in A DAY:

Sep 14, 2014

RT @JBNotes: The part of having fun where @treybarrineau tries to appease my Inner Accountant by telling me that we're contributing to the economy.

Sep 14, 2014

RT @joeveix: ICYMI: I put a fake Alice In Chains angry chair on Craigslist, and all hell broke loose…

Sep 14, 2014

RT @DamienFahey: "Hi. I'm an insane maniac." - People who write more than three sentences to describe an Instagram photo

Sep 13, 2014

RT @AlbertBrooks: When I see people crossing the street looking at their phones I wish Norman Rockwell were alive so he could paint that.

Sep 13, 2014

RT @curlycomedy: .@OhNoSheTwitnt we would have also accepted Blue Ivy 2: Electric Boogaloo and Blue Ivy 2 Tha Streets

Sep 13, 2014

RT @OhNoSheTwitnt: Beyoncé is pregnant again which means Blue Ivy is going to be a big sister to Blue Ivy 2 Furious.

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