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. 22: Oscar ceremonies, "Schindler's List” and Stevie Wonder special

Steven Spielberg takes a break from sweating about the Oscar chances for “Lincoln” to introduce the basic-cable premiere of “Schindler’s List."

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 09:01 AM

TV picks for Feb. 21: Shaq comedy, "Glory Hounds”

“Red Tails,” a George Lucas project that shines a light on the Tuskegee Airmen, was recently named best picture at the NAACP’s Image Awards

Updated: February 20, 2013, - 02:12 PM

TV picks for Feb. 20: Robin Roberts' return, 'Anaconda'

Robin Roberts is scheduled to return to “Good Morning America” (7 a.m., KSTP, Ch. 5), five months to the day after she underwent a bone-marrow transplant. Plus, JLo in "Anaconda."

Updated: February 19, 2013, - 03:41 PM

TV picks for Feb. 19: "Body of Proof,” "After Newtown”

You’re forgiven if you didn’t realize that “Body of Proof” (9 p.m., KSTP, Ch. 5) was not canceled and now returns with new episodes.

Updated: February 18, 2013, - 03:02 PM

TV picks for Feb. 18: "Mike & Molly,” "Inside Combat Rescue”

The unsinkable MollyFans of “Mike & Molly” (8:30 p.m., WCCO, Ch. 4) had better appreciate the series while they can....

Updated: February 17, 2013, - 04:22 PM

The Browser: A quick look at recent releases

"Race-Baiter," by Eric Deggans and "Invisible Armies," by Max Boot.

Updated: February 17, 2013, - 04:13 PM

Image-conscious studios play cat-and-mouse with film history

To protect their family-friendly images, Disney, Warner Bros. and other movie studios are keeping some of their cartoon classics under wraps on home video.

Updated: February 15, 2013, - 04:09 PM

TV picks for Feb. 16: "Abbey” finale, SI swimsuit special

The Blair witch projectsFEARnet officially kills the Valentine’s Day cheer by airing all five “Exorcist” films, starting with that head-spinning...

Updated: February 15, 2013, - 01:09 PM

TV picks for Feb. 15: Eagles, Beyoncé

“History of the Eagles,” a two-part documentary, takes an in-depth look at the rise and temporary breakup of a band that helped create the California pop sound while living life in the fast lane.

Updated: February 14, 2013, - 03:37 PM

TV critic's picks for Thursday, Feb. 14

Live free, eat hardTwin Cities resident food expert Andrew Zimmern shares his bizarre tips on “Live With Kelly and Michael”...

Updated: February 13, 2013, - 02:08 PM

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