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

TV picks for Feb. 7

Dollars and senseDiana Person, come on down! The Minneapolis resident takes her best shot at reaching the showcase showdown when...

Updated: February 06, 2013, - 03:59 PM

TV picks for Feb. 5

They say it’s your birthdayAge is nothing but a number, at least according to NBC, which is celebrating an icon’s...

Updated: February 04, 2013, - 07:15 PM

TV critic's picks for 2/4

At war with ourselvesThe late Patrick Swayze may be best remembered for his dirty dancing, but don’t overlook his earlier...

Updated: February 03, 2013, - 05:01 PM

TV critic's picks for Saturday, Feb. 2

Before scooping up awards for his work in “Hatfields & McCoys,” Kevin Costner was a genuine movie star who, for a time, seemed incapable of doing wrong.

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 03:16 PM

'Mindy Project,' 'Smash,' 'Up All Night' get second chances

Hollywood is not a forgiving place – except when there’s a lot of money to be made. Then it might be time for a reboot.

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 03:15 PM

Netflix tries to build a new model with 'House of Cards'

Kevin Spacey and David Fincher built a “House of Cards” that could serve as a model for future masterpieces.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 05:28 PM

TV picks for Feb. 1

Train in vainThe title “VHI’s Best Super Bowl Concert Ever” (8 p.m. Friday, VH1) suggests that Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney...

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 05:20 PM

"Arrested Development” reunion and Ricky Gervais's latest

Kevin Spacey isn’t the only star getting into the Netflix business. Other projects expected to launch this year:“Hemlock Grove”: Eli...

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 05:09 PM

TV critic's picks: A new day on 'Young and Restless'

A new dayA soap opera star is changing teams. Steve Burton, who won an Emmy on “General Hospital,” left that...

Updated: January 28, 2013, - 04:35 PM

TV critic's picks for Jan. 28

Death Valley daysTommy Lee Jones got an Oscar for “The Fugitive” and is a favorite to win his second for...

Updated: January 27, 2013, - 06:04 PM

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