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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 24, 2014

I'm so D.C., I can't tell condescension from actual human warmth anymore!

Jul 23, 2014

RT @usatodaylife: WATCH: Jay Pharoah's hilarious 'Bad Kisser,' a spoof of an Usher song, featuring @curlycomedy!

Jul 22, 2014

RT @usatodaylife: Believe him? Snoop Dogg says he smoked weed at White House:

Jul 22, 2014

Watch Monty Python sing their swan song via @USATODAYlife

Jul 22, 2014

Because correcting an aging rock star on the tax system is what "fact checking" is all about! via @USATODAYlife

Jul 21, 2014

RT @USATODAYsports: Dabo Swinney on his relationship with Steve Spurrier: "He's from Pluto, I'm from Mars"

Jul 21, 2014

RT @usatodaylife: The police report about the arrest of former Destiny's Child member Farrah Franklin is interesting:

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