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 March 11: 'Hindenburg,' 'Kings Points,' 'Dallas'

Up in the airThe sinking of the Titanic wasn’t the only high-society disaster of the 20th century. Check out “Hindenburg:...

Updated: March 10, 2013, - 02:01 PM

When 'The Good Wife' went bad: TV's top character flaws

Kalinda Sharma isn’t the first character on a television series to head down the wrong path.

Updated: March 08, 2013, - 01:59 PM

TV picks for March 6: Kim Novak interview, Bocelli special

That’s amore“Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino” (7 p.m. TPT, Ch. 2) is the tenor’s latest appearance on “Great Performances.” This...

Updated: March 05, 2013, - 04:24 PM

TV picks for March 5:   "NCIS: LA,” "American Idol” goes live

Let the games beginIf Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj truly despise each other, it’s going to start getting harder to...

Updated: March 04, 2013, - 04:12 PM

TV picks: Barbara Walters returns to "The View"

Who you calling chicken?Barbara Walters has finally conquered the chickenpox. The veteran journalist returns to “The View” (10 a.m., KSTP,...

Updated: March 03, 2013, - 02:22 PM

Meet the real Ragnar on History Channel's 'Vikings'

In a History Channel drama, the original Vikings set sail for a new destination: the truth.

Updated: March 02, 2013, - 07:18 PM

The Vikings' march through pop-culture history

* 992 A.D.: Leif Ericson beats Christopher Columbus to North America by 500 years. Remains bitter that he doesn’t have...

Updated: March 02, 2013, - 03:28 PM

TV picks: "Red Widow," Jerry Lewis special, "Celebrity Apprentice"

The absent-minded performerJerry Lewis returns to the TV screen, but this time it’s not for muscular dystrophy; it’s for his...

Updated: February 28, 2013, - 05:08 PM

TV picks for Feb. 27: "The Ben Show,” "What Not to Wear,” "Project Runway”

Old clothesIn the latest installment of “Project Runway” (8 p.m., Lifetime), the remaining designers are tasked with creating outfits that...

Updated: February 27, 2013, - 01:31 PM

TV picks for Feb. 27: "Boston's Finest,” "Duck Dynasty”

Tsk, tsk tusksWhen you think of elephants, you may conjure up images of Dumbo flying or Horton hearing a Who....

Updated: February 26, 2013, - 03:00 PM

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