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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Kanye West's 'Twisted Fantasy' contains a beautiful reality - USATODAY.com
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They were never born, but they'll live forever - USATODAY.com
Celebs are making spectacles themselves - USATODAY.com
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.
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.
How is social media changing news?
Social media is making news personal and sharable, which encourages people to become immersed in stories.