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 ...

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

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

Hainer Awards

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.


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.

GlassBuild America: What an Experience

dwmmag.com — It's been quite a first year for this fenestration newbie -- at least as far as trade shows go. About a month after starting in a new industry, I was at my very first trade show -- the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.

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.
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Oct 09, 2015

RT @dwmmag: Key Communications, parent company to DWM magazine, will be closed on Monday for the Columbus Day holiday. We'll reopen on Tuesday.

Oct 09, 2015

They just had Andrews, S.C., on the evening news. Black River looked high.

Oct 07, 2015

Ahmed the poor little put-upon clockmaker's dad is a 9/11 Truther? Awkward! ow.ly/T89lp

Oct 07, 2015

Good list of journalistic wisdom, but Nos. 2 and 12 contradict each other, and No. 8 is bullshit: ow.ly/T7NOE

Oct 07, 2015

"Elliott’s chief sin appears to have been that he dared to disagree with two young feminists." He could go to jail: ow.ly/T7mRq

Oct 07, 2015

U.S. Asians are getting fed up with state-sanctioned discrimination: ow.ly/T7m5o

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