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Fairfax, VA
Multiplatform Editor — USA Today
Covers:  health, pop culture, entertainment, celebrities, movies, television, books, music, travel, science

Multiplatform editor and writer for @USATODAYlife.

Trey Barrineau's Biography

TREY BARRINEAU is a multiplatform editor and writer in USA TODAY's Life section, where he aggregates and writes blog entries and stories, manages the Life website's presentation on mobile and desktop platforms, and creates posts for the newspaper's branded social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

During his time at USA TODAY, Trey has been honored multiple times for outstanding headlines, and his articles and blog posts ...

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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

They were never born, but they'll live forever - USATODAY.com

They were never born, but they'll live forever - USATODAY.com

Hainer Awards

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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.

Has it really been 10 years since ‘Since U Been Gone’ came out?

entertainthis.usatoday.com — On Nov. 16, 2004, Kelly Clarkson's Since U Been Gone, one of the all-time guilty-pleasure records, was released. The original American Idol winner had already enjoyed success with her first album, 2003′s Thankful. But 2004′s Breakaway really launched her into the stratosphere of fame, and Since U Been Gone was the rocket that shot her there.

The funniest Twitter reactions to Kim Kardashian’s bare butt

entertainthis.usatoday.com — If you haven't seen the latest nude Kim Kimkardashian photos yet (including the new, full-Kimmy ones), you will. The gravitational pull of that rear end can bend time and space; do you honestly think you'll be able to escape it?

Listen: The Ramones’ earliest demo recordings

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Long before they became Rock and Roll Hall of Famers and the fathers of punk rock, The Ramones made fast, simple music that packed a visceral punch. Nowhere is that more evident than on the earliest demo recordings for their debut album Ramones, which came out in April 1976.

Glenn Beck reveals painful health issues

khou.com — A tearful Glenn Beck revealed on Monday that he's been battling some serious health issues, "from an autoimmune disorder to adrenal fatigue," but he says therapy and lifestyle changes have cured him. "After months of treatment and completely changing the way I eat, sleep, work and live, along with ongoing hormone treatment and intensive physical therapy, I have reversed the process.

The confessions of Stephen Glass

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Former journalist Stephen Glass, who created a massive scandal in the 1990s after he fabricated all or parts of dozens of articles while working as a reporter at The New Republic, finally speaks to the magazine whose reputation he nearly destroyed.

Glenn Beck reveals painful health issues

usatoday.com — A tearful Glenn Beck revealed on Monday that he's been battling some serious health issues, "from an autoimmune disorder to adrenal fatigue," but he says months of therapy and lifestyle changes have cured him. "After months of treatment and completely changing the way I eat, sleep, work and live, along with ongoing hormone treatment and intensive physical therapy, I have reversed the process.

I am Joe’s Twitter feed: ‘Reader’s Digest’ to publish funny tweets

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Twitter is officially middlebrow. Folksy, long-running periodical Reader's Digest, the home of regular humor features such as "Life in These United States" and "Laughter is the Best Medicine," will now pay you for your funny tweets, according to The Huffington Post .

Comedian Tig Notaro goes topless for NYC show

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Comedian Tig Notaro is known for the brutal honesty she brings to the stage when she riffs and jokes about her battle with breast cancer and the double mastectomy she underwent in 2012. For example, she frequently opens her shows with the line "I have cancer. How are you?"

‘Kramer stealing food from Jerry’ is a most satisfying ‘Seinfeld’ supercut

entertainthis.usatoday.com — The viral-video geniuses at Supercompressor (tagline: "Videos from the guys who find you the coolest stuff that money can buy") have done it again. Their latest effort: A supercut of every time that Kramer (Michael Richards) poached food from his across-the-hall neighbor Jerry on NBC's Seinfeld. Enjoy:

On Election Day, let’s remember the ‘Team America’ world of 2004

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Ten years ago this week, as Americans rushed to the polls to choose between George W. Bush and John Kerry, one of the top 1o films in the country was Team America: World Police . The all-puppet production by South Park geniuses Trey Parker and Matt Stone captured the spirit of those times, as The Atlantic points out in a long piece published today.
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Nov 26, 2014

RT @amelapay: would like a thing to gamify clearing one's inbox to zero; it will obvs be called INBOX HERO

Nov 26, 2014

RT @JBNotes: @Verizon 2/2 I spent an hour determining if they were legitimate. That's your fault. Give employees the tools they need to do their job.

Nov 26, 2014

RT @JBNotes: @Verizon Equip your door-to-door teams w/ real IDs. The young women today were knowledgable but raised suspicions b/c they had no cards. 1/2

Nov 26, 2014

@VerizonSupport are you sending sales reps door to door in Fairfax, VA?

Nov 26, 2014

@VerizonFiOS are you sending sales reps door to door on Fairfax, Va.?

Nov 26, 2014

@Verizon is Verizon sending people door to door in Fairfax, Va.?

Nov 26, 2014

Clemson vs. South Carolina game will be called the Palmetto Bowl? I’d have gone with Chicken Bog Bowl ow.ly/EWxXX

Nov 26, 2014

I come home from work and a huge bag of boiled peanuts is waiting for me. #blessed



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