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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.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @jaymedeerwester: .@treybarrineau on the 30th anniversary of what may be my favorite @U2 album, 'The Unforgettable Fire.'

Sep 30, 2014

Creeky the clown is dead and I don't feel so well myself:

Sep 30, 2014

Tired of people "opening up" or "taking to Twitter." And yes, I'm guilty of using both. #thisendsnow

Sep 29, 2014

Kevin Smith confirms there will be a 'Clerks 3,' because 'Clerks 2' left so many questions unanswered:

Sep 29, 2014

Listen to Aretha's take on Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep'

Sep 28, 2014

RT @ChrisRRegan: I went to the Clooney wedding but got stuck at the "Facts of Life" table. Jo gets a little grabby after a few!

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