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Fairfax, VA
Multiplatform Editor — USA Today
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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

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.

This rap tune set to bland office stock footage will make your workday

entertainthis.usatoday.com — YouTube user Peter Greenlees had a great idea recently - take unrealistic stock footage of people happily working in an office environment and play some smooth hip-hop over it. The cut he chose? She A Go by Chicago producer and musician DJ Rashad.

Watch: Hoda Kotb’s biggest fan is an adorable 2-year-old

entertainthis.usatoday.com — What, you don't do this every morning at 10 a.m.? On Wednesday's Kathie Lee and Hoda segment of Today, the ladies unveiled an adorable fan video of 2-year-old Wes, who goes absolutely bonkers whenever he sees Hoda Kotb on screen.

Myra Williams, Jerry Lee Lewis' 13-year-old bride, speaks out

khou.com — There's a whole lotta Jerry Lee Lewis news goin' on today. First, a new book about his life, Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story, just went on sale. It's by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Rick Bragg, and USA TODAY's Brian Mansfield gives it four stars (out of four).

Marcia Strassman of 'Welcome Back, Kotter' dies

khou.com — Marcia Strassman, a versatile actress who was best known for her role as Gabe Kaplan's wife on the 1970s sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, died on Friday, according to reports. She was 66. Strassman's sister, Julie, confirmed her death to the Associated Press: "They gave her 2 ½ years to live but she lasted much longer," she said.

‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ trailer includes ‘Armageddon’ walk

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Philadelphia, we have a problem. FXX has released the 10th-season trailer for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the hilarious ensemble comedy starring Danny DeVito, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney and Kaitlin Olson, and it's a blast of homages to space movies of the past. The new season launches in January.

Marcia Strassman of 'Welcome Back, Kotter' dies

wtsp.com — ( USA TODAY) -- Marcia Strassman, a versatile actress who was best known for her role as Gabe Kaplan's wife on the 1970s sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, died on Friday, according to reports. She was 66. Strassman's death was reported by and The Hollywood Reporter . Her sister, Julie, confirmed her death to .

Reports: Marcia Strassman of 'Welcome Back, Kotter' dies

usatoday.com — Marcia Strassman, a versatile actress who was best known for her role as Gabe Kaplan's wife on the 1970s sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, has died. She was 66. Kaplan's death was reported by Variety and The Hollywood Reporter .

Watch Bill Murray introduce London's Sunday NFL game

ksdk.com — "If I were an Englishman and heard the Falcons were gonna fight the Lions in public, it would sound a little too cruel for me." Early Sunday, the Detroit Lions defeated the Atlanta Falcons 22-21 in a game played in London.

Bill Murray introduced today’s NFL game from London, and it was hilarious

entertainthis.usatoday.com — Early Sunday, the Detroit Lions defeated the Atlanta Falcons 22-21 in a game played in London. Before kickoff, Bill Murray, who's a big Chicago Bears fan, introduced the game in his own unique way while wearing a bear heat.

Richard Thomas ‘crashed’ a Central Park wedding

entertainthis.usatoday.com — On Saturday afternoon, happy couple James Chavez and Stevie Field-Chavez of Chapin, S.C., tied the knot in a small, simple ceremony in New York's Central Park. Several passers-by stopped to take in the affair, including a famous one from TV history - Richard Thomas, who won an Emmy playing John Boy on CBS' The Waltons and is now a big star on Broadway: The caption on the photo: Guess who crashed the wedding?
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Oct 29, 2014

The ideal length for everything online, from tweets to stories: ow.ly/DxUNo

Oct 29, 2014

RT @ProfJeffJarvis: Is your content wicked and delicious? If not, why not?

Oct 29, 2014

RT @haleyblum: Fabulous find, @treybarrineau: This rap tune set to bland office stock footage will make your workday usat.ly/1thSyAd

Oct 29, 2014

On this day in 1969, the Internet launched -- and immediately crashed: ow.ly/DwCEx

Oct 29, 2014

Too adorable: Hoda Kotb's biggest fan, a 2-year-old, freaks out when he sees her on TV ow.ly/Dwm63

Oct 27, 2014

RT @AnthonyDeVito: The cool thing is, with the correct beard to haircut ratio you don't need an actual personality.



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