Editor-in-chief at @dwmmag. Formerly at @USATODAY. Retweets aren't endorsements, but they do class up the joint. Views here are my own.

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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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.


usatoday.com — Oh, the humanity. While you're stuffing yourself with some great Thanksgiving TV, take time to savor one of the most hilarious episodes of any season -- "Turkeys Away," from the classic CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. Here's the setup for the episode, which aired on Oct.

Pella Local Branches Earn Angie’s List Super Service Award

dwmmag.com — Select sales branches for Pella Corporation have earned the Angie's List Super Service Award in 12 different markets. The 12 regional branches receiving the award this year are located in: * Albany, N.Y. * Boston, Mass. * Dayton, Ohio * Des Moines, Iowa * Fort Wayne, Ind. * Indianapolis, Ind.

FenestrationAssociate: I Passed!

dwmmag.com — If you follow DWM on social media (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram), you probably noticed that I was celebrating a little bit last week . And with good reason. You see, I passed my FenestrationAssociate examination at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) National Conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.

AAMA, thinkstep to Work Together on Sustainability Issues

dwmmag.com — The glass and fenestration industries have grappled with the implications of product category rules (PCRs), life cycle assessments (LCAs) and environmental product declarations (EPDs) for several years now. But a big question remains - how do they affect the bottom line?

At the AAMA Conference, Marketing Is on the Menu

dwmmag.com — The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) might be the leading code-making body for fenestration products in the U.S., but it's also deeply invested in ensuring that its member companies promote their products effectively. Chip Gentry tells AAMA National Conference attendees how to plug leaks on lawsuits.

AAMA Conference Opens with an Eye on the Future

dwmmag.com — Growth and change were the buzzwords for the 79th national conference of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), which opened on Monday in Huntington Beach, Calif. Since October, nine new companies have joined AAMA, according to president Richard Walker, and the association has welcomed 14 new members and four technical consultants during that time.

Why “Green” Might Turn Off Home Buyers

dwmmag.com — Does the language of "green building" really connect with home buyers? That was the focus of "Make It Matter! How to Sell When 'Green' Doesn't Mean 'Go,' " a session at the recent Greenbuild conference in Washington, D.C.

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FenestrationAssociate Round 4: Codes and More

dwmmag.com — A new year and a big move to a new office. A week in Las Vegas for the International Builders' Show, one of the largest trade shows in the world. A massive snowstorm. Two issues of the magazine that had to be wrapped up in about two weeks.

FenestrationAssociate Round 3: Sealants, Hardware and More

dwmmag.com — It might be the hectic holiday season, but that hasn't slowed down my quest to earn a FenestrationAssociate certificate. I've written about my first dive into the professional certification program, and most recently I updated you on Round 2. I've now moved on to the third group of courses.
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Oct 21, 2016

To the person who stapled all my boarding passes and baggage-claim tickets together in #vegas: Thank you. Immensely helpful.

Oct 21, 2016

RT @MattOswaltVA: a 13th Trump accuser has just come forward or as I call it, a 'Cosby dozen'

Oct 21, 2016

RT @LamatekInc: In lieu of accepting prize money, yesterday's contest winner Trey, will be donating $100 to the…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BL1lOZhBoCs/ 

Oct 21, 2016

They were playing at my hotel in Vegas, but I was too busy to go. Bummer. Saw 'em twice in high…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BL16jgAhj3p/ 

Oct 19, 2016

“Swingers” turns 20 this week, and wow, that makes me feel old:  http://ow.ly/vnEH305kJEg 

Oct 18, 2016

Pilot here at LAX called the plane stuck on the runway that's delaying our departure an " Abbott and Costello situation." #whosonfirst

Oct 18, 2016

Shout out to my brother Joe Olivas, far left. Thirty years ago this week! https://t.co/REBxqcLvU9

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