Neal Justin

Columnist/Reporter | Media
Phone: 612-673-7431
Neal Justin is the TV and radio critic for the Star Tribune. He previously covered music and nightlife for the paper. He is heavily involved in the Strib’s college internship program and is the co-founder of JCamp, a non-profit organization designed to inspire the country’s most passionate high school journalists. Neal grew up in Mason City, Iowa, and graduated from Northwestern University. From 1991-93, he covered crime and regional news for the Rockford Register Star. Some of Neal’s favorite interviews over the years include Bruce Springsteen, David Letterman, Miley Cyrus, Paul McCartney, Mindy Kaling and Jimmy Kimmel.

Recent content from Neal Justin

Neil Patrick Harris and company say goodbye to 'Mother'

The gang on “How I Met Your Mother” wraps up nine seasons of inventive comedy with a one-hour series finale Monday.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 12:52 PM

TV viewers mourn a death in 'The Good Wife' family

An unexpected — and fatal — twist has fans of TV’s “The Good Wife” in mourning after a popular character was killed off.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 01:32 PM

'Growing up Fisher' and 'Surviving Jack' buck trend of dumb dads

J.K. Simmons and Christopher Meloni prove TV dads don’t always have to play dumb.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 02:28 PM

CBS and WCCO morning shows are ratings gold in Twin Cities

CBS has historically lagged behind the competition in the morning-news wars. That’s no longer the case in the Twin Cities.

Updated: March 16, 2014, - 07:52 PM

Amy Poehler shepherds 'Broad City' on Comedy Central

Amy Poehler shepherds “Broad City,” one of the brightest new sitcoms of the year.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 05:23 PM

Thanks to Kickstarter, 'Veronica Mars' comes to big screen

REVIEW: Like the series, which ran on the UPN from 2004 to 2007, the mystery at the heart of the movie is inconsequential.

Updated: March 13, 2014, - 08:30 PM

Veteran Seattle editor joins the Star Tribune newsroom

New senior managing editor Suki Dardarian is praised for her optimism and spirit of innovation.

Updated: March 12, 2014, - 08:45 PM

Eagan native Devin Kelley stars in ABC's 'Resurrection'

Minnesota’s Devin Kelley tries to resurrect her Hollywood career with a promising new TV series.

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Seth MacFarlane makes transition from ‘Family Guy’ to ‘Cosmos’

Hollywood bad boy Seth MacFarlane does good in an ambitious revisiting of Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos.”

Updated: March 07, 2014, - 03:33 PM

How will they end 'Mother'? Top 10 sitcom finales that weren't all laughs

Could one of TV’s most enduring, and endearing, sitcoms depart with the death of a significant character? In preparation for Monday’s episode of “How I Met Your Mother,” we reflected on 10 sobering season finales.

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 10:28 AM

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