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Fairfax, VA
USA Today — Multiplatform Editor
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 brought a select ... Read Full Bio →

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.
Jul 29, 2014

Eric Clapton honors JJ Cale Check out Cale's version of 'Cocaine':

Jul 29, 2014

Facebook just told me "Truman Capote shared a link" and I thought, wow, social media CAN do miracles!

Jul 29, 2014

Helen Mirren: Hot now, hot then at 22: via @USATODAYLife

Jul 29, 2014

Uptalking? Is, like, going? Global? via @USATODAYlife

Jul 29, 2014

'Bang Bang' might go boom for Jessie j, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande via @USATODAYlife

Jul 28, 2014

RT @joeveix: The average human uses 10% of their butt. Imagine if you could access 100% of your butt.

Jul 28, 2014

RT @usatodaylife: WATCH: 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' trailer teases an epic ending:

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