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

Hubbard heir Ginny Morris: Radio's quiet powerhouse from Minnesota

Ginny Morris overcame a rocky start to become the most influential woman in the industry. In September, she’ll receive the National Radio Award, an honor previously bestowed on Larry King and Howard Cosell.

Updated: July 28, 2013, - 06:54 AM

'Community' star Jim Rash dishes dirt about 'The Writers' Room'

Oscar winner Jim Rash celebrates the best in television in his new Sundance series.

Updated: July 27, 2013, - 03:43 PM

TV picks for July 26-28: Bill Maher, 'Sharknado,' 'Unforgettable,' 'Total Divas'

You’ve made merciless fun of “Sharknado” (8 p.m. Saturday, Syfy), but did you actually see it? Chances are you didn’t, which is why cable’s No. 1 tweeted show is getting repeated this weekend.

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 04:58 PM

'House of Cards' makes history with 9 Emmy nominations

Netflix trumped the networks in Thursday’s Emmy nominations as broadcast TV makes another poor showing.

Updated: July 18, 2013, - 10:53 AM

Defending Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom”

All rise! The case of Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” is now in session.

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 03:19 PM

"Big Brother” sinks to a new low with disgusting cast

A CBS reality series sinks to a new low with its cast of housemates from hell.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 03:07 PM

The fixer: Liev Schreiber impresses in 'Ray Donovan'

Worried that your favorite cable shows are winding down? Showtime’s “Ray Donovan” may be the perfect “fix.”

Updated: June 28, 2013, - 03:14 PM

Stephen King's 'Dome' gets unusual summer run

During the warm months, TV used to be all about reruns and reality. But Stephen King’s epic tale, beginning Monday on CBS, may change the way we view network programming.

Updated: June 21, 2013, - 03:20 PM

Twin Cities actress takes on 'Devious Maids'

Apple Valley’s Brianna Brown had to brew a lot of coffee before her career finally became piping hot.

Updated: June 19, 2013, - 03:24 PM

'Hot in Cleveland' prepares for its live season premiere

Television is at its most vital when it goes live. At least that’s what “Hot in Cleveland” is hoping.

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 02:07 PM

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