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. 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

TV picks for Feb. 26: "Women Who Make America,” "Celebrity Wife Swap”

Sisters are doin’ it for themselvesMeryl Streep narrates the thorough and thought-provoking “Makers: Women Who Make America” (7 p.m., TPT,...

Updated: February 25, 2013, - 03:48 PM

A round-by-round analysis of the Oscars and MacFarlane

You don’t have to be a boxing aficionado to know the Oscars are Hollywood’s version of a heavyweight fight. Here’s our round-by-round call.

Updated: February 24, 2013, - 11:12 PM

TV picks for Feb. 25: "Sister Rosetta Tharpe,” "After Lately”

All those years agoBusiness has gone downhill for both director M. Night Shyamalan and Mel Gibson since they teamed up...

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 05:41 PM

'Parade's End,' a stodgier version of 'Downton Abbey,' comes to HBO

“Downton Abbey” fans looking for a fix may not love this “Parade.”

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 04:09 PM

Michael Jackson, Celine Dion ... Robin Williams? Oscar's top musical moments

A look back at years when the Academy Awards show truly hit the high notes.

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 04:07 PM

TV picks for Feb. 23: "End of the World,” "Meddling Mom,” "Joan & Melissa”

Apron stringsSonia Braga plays “Meddling Mom” (7 p.m. Saturday, Hallmark Movie Channel), a character who can’t stop sticking her nose...

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 01:03 PM

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

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