Editor at @dwmmag. Formerly at @USATODAY. Retweets aren't endorsements, but they do class up the joint.

Trey Barrineau's Biography

TREY BARRINEAU is the editor of Door & Window Market magazine, an award-winning publication dedicated to in-depth coverage of the fenestration industry. He joined the magazine's parent company, Key Communications, in December 2014.

From September 2000 to December 2014, Trey was a multiplatform editor and writer in USA TODAY's Life section, where he composed blog entries and stories, managed the Life website's presentation on mobile and desktop ...

Read Full Bio →

Kanye West's 'Twisted Fantasy' contains a beautiful reality - USATODAY.com

Kanye West's 'Twisted Fantasy' contains a beautiful reality - USATODAY.com

'Pirate': Not really musical theater's finest 'arrrr!' - USATODAY.com

'Pirate': Not really musical theater's finest 'arrrr!' - USATODAY.com

Hainer Awards

Headlines
Best print headline in USA TODAY for July 2014. Best print headline in USA TODAY for May 2014. Best print headline in USA TODAY for December 2013. Prior to that, a 13-time winner in USA TODAY's monthly Hainer Awards competition from 2001-2006.

Best of USA TODAY

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.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is making news personal and sharable, which encourages people to become immersed in stories.

We Know You Work With Great Women - Tell Us About Them!

dwmmag.com — by Trey BarrineauAugust 31st, 2015 August 31st, 2015 by Trey Barrineau I'm coming up on nine months here at DWM covering the fenestration industry, and among the many things I'veobserved about the field during that time, this one perhaps stands out most of all: This is clearly a business that's still dominated by men.
Aug 31, 2015

RT @dwmmag: DWM editor @treybarrineau wants you to help us find outstanding women in the door and window industry: ow.ly/RAlfz

Millennials Giving Major Boost to Multifamily Construction

usglassmag.com — The focus of the U.S. housing market might be shifting in a big way: from owning single-family homes to renting multi-family units, according to the annual State of the Nation's Housing report from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Millennials are increasingly becoming renters, according to the report, and multifamily rental construction is booming.

Who “Owns” Legally Binding Construction Codes?

usglassmag.com — The state of Georgia has filed a lawsuit against public-domain activist Carl Malamud for publishing the state's entire legal code online. It's the latest legal battle for a man who is currently being sued by organizations that develop construction standards-including ones used for glazing, doors and windows-that are then incorporated into state building codes.

Groupe Eugenie: How Family Bonds Form Strong Businesses

Jul 23, 2015

RT @dwmmag: DWM editor @treybarrineau writes about how @GroupeEugenie is a great example of the industry's family dynamic: ow.ly/PZX3U

FeneVision User Conference is About Cooperation, Collaboration

dwmmag.com — by Trey BarrineauJune 4th, 2015 June 4th, 2015 by Trey Barrineau This blog is starting to sound like a broken record - or, depending on how old you are, an iTunes playlist stuck on repeat. As this fenestration newbie continues to make the rounds of major industry events, I keep noticing something - the warm, thoughtful, dedicated people who make door and window companies work.
Jun 04, 2015

RT @dwmmag: DWM editor @treybarrineau shares his thoughts on the recent @FeneTech FeneVision User Conference: ow.ly/NSDI2

Watch and listen: B.B. King’s best collaborations over the years

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Blues legend B.B King, who died at 89 yesterday, will always be remembered as the "King of the Blues." While he - and his guitar "Lucille" - became famous for a solo career that won him a record 15 Grammys in the blues category, he was equally well-known for his collaborations with other artists through the years.
May 15, 2015

So I got a @USATODAYlife byline today -- a look at some of #BBKing's best collaborations: ow.ly/MZN4z

At WMA, The Times, They Are A-Changin’

dwmmag.com — I had a fantastic time during this week's World Millwork Alliance (WMA) plant tours of three diverse companies based in Houston. I met another group of engaging, funny, down-to-earth people who are passionate about their work. I learned a lot about another part of the construction industry.

WDMA Literally Knows its Way Around Washington

dwmmag.com — The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) spring meeting and legislative conference that wrapped up this week in Washington, D.C., gave this fenestration newcomer more great opportunities to meet and interact with some of the top people in our industry.

Fred Durst is filming an eHarmony commercial

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Maybe this time, Fred Durst did it all for the 29 Dimensions of Compatibility. From Instagram comes the surreal photo below. It's '90s rap-metal superstar Durst of Limp Bizkit arm-in-arm with eHarmony CEO Neil Clark Warren. Huh? According to Us Weekly, Durst recently directed a commercial for the dating site, whose ads frequently feature Warren, 79.

After 60 Years, Miami’s Dash Door Still Open to New Ideas

usglassmag.com — In 2015, Dash Door & Closer Service Inc. of Miami celebrates its 60th year of success in South Florida, but don't expect these company employees to spend a lot of time reminiscing. They're far too busy for that. "It's been fun, but in the past seven years we've gotten our act together," says COO Steven Sanko.
More Articles →
Aug 31, 2015

RT @walterolson: Making the rounds: 200 wrong things Noam Chomsky has said, from mass murder denials on down (or up) ow.ly/3y9W4J

Aug 31, 2015

Whoa: Shoeless Joe Jackson could be reinstated to baseball? ow.ly/RBD9c

Aug 31, 2015

Great column: Donald Trump, and the unsettling rise of white identity politics ow.ly/RBeQ7 via @jimantle

Aug 31, 2015

RT @dwmmag: DWM editor @treybarrineau wants you to help us find outstanding women in the door and window industry: ow.ly/RAlfz

Aug 31, 2015

RT @JohnMarkowitz: Miley Cyrus says she's Pansexual, meaning she only sleeps with bread

Aug 31, 2015

From 2004: "The cult of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara is an episode in the moral callousness of our time." ow.ly/RA4nZ

Aug 31, 2015

"Ultimately this program represents a dead end, both for the country and its increasingly diverse population." ow.ly/RA3cS

Aug 31, 2015

A stalking horse for President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho? ow.ly/RA1qe

Aug 30, 2015

RT @yoyoha: Sometimes it's important to check in with MTV just to measure the distance between yourself and a world you want no part of


Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.