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

No Lemons: The best of '30 Rock’

After seven seasons, it’s hard to pick, but here are five episodes that made us want to go to there.“Fireworks”:...

Updated: January 25, 2013, - 03:23 PM

A fond farewell to '30 Rock'

One of TV's most inventive sitcoms closes shop -- but not before we pay tribute to its in-house genius.

Updated: January 25, 2013, - 03:23 PM

TV picks for Jan. 23

Nature boyMost contemporary nature shows seem preoccupied with capturing footage of animals attacking each other, which is why it’s great...

Updated: January 22, 2013, - 04:38 PM

TV picks for Jan. 22

Country comfortsBoston reporter Geoff Edgers ventures out of the newsroom and into the “Edge of America” (8 p.m., Travel), a...

Updated: January 21, 2013, - 05:25 PM

Bryant Gumbel gets 'Real'

The longtime "Today" host shares his thoughts about Lance Armstrong, the Minnesota Twins and a possible return to daily TV.

Updated: January 19, 2013, - 05:35 PM

Gumbel keeps it 'Real,' seriously (or not)

The longtime "Today" host shares his thoughts on Lance Armstrong, the Twins and a possible return to daily TV.

Updated: January 19, 2013, - 02:53 PM

Minnesota comic plays the straight man in new FX show

After years of seeking his big break, Dan Bakkedahl is ready to go "Legit" in dark sitcom.

Updated: January 14, 2013, - 06:33 PM

James Denton: the not-so-desperate househusband

"Desperate Housewives" star James Denton may have moved from Wisteria Lane to the suburban Twin Cities, but he's still looking for drama.

Updated: January 12, 2013, - 02:45 PM

TV critic's picks: Friday-Sunday

Showtime free weekend; Golden Globes

Updated: January 10, 2013, - 04:00 PM

TV critic's picks: Wednesday

"I Get That a Lot!", People's Choice Awards

Updated: January 08, 2013, - 04:26 PM

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