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

Michael J. Fox returns to prime-time despite Parkinson's disease

The disease that sidelined one of TV’s most beloved actors is now part of the punch line.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 03:03 PM

Mindy Kaling talks about the evolution of 'The Mindy Project'

As “The Mindy Project” starts its second season on Wednesday, Mindy Kaling remains the only woman of color running and starring in her own sitcom.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 02:58 PM

TV takes a fantastic voyage this fall with 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'Sleepy Hollow' and more

Can robots, vampires and caped crusaders save the broadcast networks?

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 04:11 PM

'Sleepy Hollow,' 'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland' and 'Dracula' among new fantasy shows

Looking for TV that’s literally unreal? Here’s what to look for.« “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”: Government agents track down superhuman villains...

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 02:00 PM

'Always Sunny in Philadelphia' doesn't have Emmy nods, but it has longevity

The “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” gang has license to go just about anywhere it wants – except the Emmys.

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 04:12 PM

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

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