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

Arab news network Al Jazeera to make its U.S. debut this week

Al Jazeera America, a 24-hour news channel, premieres Tuesday in roughly 48 million homes with 12 stateside bureaus, a team of respected American broadcast journalists and a promise to put substance ahead of style.

Updated: August 18, 2013, - 09:43 PM

Fox Sports 1 is ready to take on ESPN

An ex-Minnesota executive will be a key player in the new cable operation.

Updated: August 16, 2013, - 07:37 AM

Bryan Cranston and 'Breaking Bad' get ready for the end

“Breaking Bad’s” Walter White took TV drama to the dark side. How did he get so many viewers to follow him there?

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 02:18 PM

From Perry Mason to Tony Soprano: The de-evolution of the TV hero

The de-evolution of the TV hero Holding out for an unflawed hero? You may need a time machine.1950s: Perry...

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 02:00 PM

The seven deadly sins of 'Breaking Bad's' Walter White

The antihero of “Breaking Bad” will never qualify for the priesthood due to these, um, minor indiscretions.Sloth: White sleepwalks through...

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 02:00 PM

"Broadchurch” and "Hostages” look to succeed with shorter seasons

Shorter runs can make for better TV mysteries, as American producers are learning from their foreign counterparts. Case in point: BBC America’s “Broadchurch.”

Updated: August 02, 2013, - 12:37 PM

Behind the scenes on the set of 'Lost Angels'

A behind-the-scenes look on the set of TNT's 'Lost Angels' with Neal Justin

Updated: August 02, 2013, - 11:49 AM

Look inside the set of The Mindy Project

Neal Justin gets a tour of the set of 'The Mindy Project' by Mindy Kaling herself.

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 03:57 PM

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

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