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

Jake Tapper talks about his new CNN show, 'The Lead'

Jake Tapper hopes to turn around a struggling network, one pop-culture reference at a time.

Updated: March 22, 2013, - 02:54 PM

TV picks for March 19: Joel Grey film fest, 'Splash,' Justin Timberlake

They’re all contendersWith his history of musicals such as “Cabaret,” it’s no surprise that TCM’s guest curator Joel Grey would...

Updated: March 18, 2013, - 04:56 PM

Norma Bates isn’t quite herself today

Review: "Bates Motel," the A&E prequel series to “Psycho,” is less about bloodshed and more about creepiness.

Updated: March 17, 2013, - 01:51 PM

The truth about Tracy Morgan

The comedian talks about his new tour, pending baby and life after “30 Rock.”

Updated: March 16, 2013, - 04:29 PM

Maple Grove native nears record territory on 'Jeopardy!'

Drew Horwood has won eight straight times on the long-running game show. If his streak continues on Friday’s program, Horwood will be one of the most successful players of all time.

Updated: March 15, 2013, - 10:32 AM

Review of "The World According to Dick Cheney”

REVIEW: A TV documentary provides fresh perspective on one of the most divisive figures in U.S. politics.

Updated: March 13, 2013, - 02:21 PM

TV picks for March 12: "19 Kids," "Family Trade," "In Play With Jimmy Roberts"

Swap meetThe new reality series “Family Trade” (7 p.m., GSN) takes us to Middlebury, Vt., where the Stones sell cars...

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 04:08 PM

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

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