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

The class, and crass, of the fall TV season

The broadcast networks get mixed report cards for their efforts so far this season.

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 03:54 PM

For Gavin MacLeod, love is still all around

The “Mary Tyler Moore Show” vet talks about the roles that got away, his favorite “Love Boat” passengers and a possible Murray Slaughter statue.

Updated: October 21, 2013, - 03:42 PM

Stories from behind the lens

TV's top directors share tales from 'ER,' 'NYPD Blue' and 'Modern Family' as they talk about the challenges of shaping shows and working with actors.

Updated: October 18, 2013, - 03:03 PM

Telemundo and Univision shows worth checking out

Expand your horizons by checking out some of the more popular shows on Univision and Telemundo. Not a Spanish whiz?...

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 02:00 PM

TV viewers by the numbers

The new challenger: UnivisionHere’s how the broadcast networks ranked in total viewership during the last week of September:CBS 10.4 millionNBC9.7...

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 02:00 PM

10 great Hispanic TV characters

Too often television represents Latinos as sadistic gang members or saucy sexpots, but occasionally there’s a breakthrough.Neal JustinRicky Ricardo“I Love...

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Telemundo, Univision teach Spanish lessons to U.S. networks

While American networks ignore the Hispanic audience, Spanish-language channels are taking full advantage.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 03:45 PM

'Daily Show' correspondent John Oliver comes to Minneapolis

John Oliver, who was here for the GOP convention in 2008, returns Friday for a stand-up gig.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 03:57 PM

A super-fun producer named Conan O'Brien

The talk-show host is best known for his on-air antics, but Conan O’Brien is becoming a force behind the scenes.

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 03:50 PM

Cameo Critic: Gilbert Gottfried on 'Titanic'

Gilbert Gottfried, who’s performing Friday and Saturday at the New Hope Cinema Bar & Grill, offered to serve as cameo critic, but as usual, he refused to follow directions

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 03:40 PM

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