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

'Millennial public radio’ taps younger audience

LOS ANGELES – It makes perfect sense that a horned Vikings helmet sits atop the piano at Largo, one of...

Updated: July 31, 2014, - 05:42 PM

Fox beefs up local news coverage with new Sunday morning show

“The Reporters,” a new Sunday-morning show, is part of some ambitious plans at KMSP.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 05:24 PM

TV picks for July 24:  "Project Runway,” Anthony Bourdain, "Last Comic Standing”

He’s got the lookIt’s no surprise that Tim Navarro, a contestant on the new season of “Project Runway,” lists Prince...

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 01:33 PM

TV picks for July 23:  "Bullitt,” "My Wild Affair,” "The Meltdown With Jonah and Kumail”

The heat is onDirector William Friedkin’s chase scenes in “To Live and Die in L.A.” are among the most harrowing...

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 01:27 PM

TV picks for July 21:  "Way Out West,” "MasterChef,” "The Newburgh Sting”

Checking inAfter he gets done shouting at contestants on “MasterChef,” Gordon Ramsay will rip into B&B operators on “Hotel Hell,”...

Updated: July 20, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Netflix could be the life of the Emmy party

Shows like “Orange Is the New Black” and “House of Cards” are already major players in the Emmys race.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 08:26 PM

Justin: All-Star TV coverage had hits, a few errors

The Fox TV broadcast handled Derek Jeter’s exit well. The build up to it, not so much.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 10:07 AM

TV picks for July 14: "Backpackers,” "24,” "Going Deep with David Rees”

Come to Poppa“Backpackers” (7:30 p.m.) follows two twenty-somethings as they take time off in Europe to drink beer, find a...

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 02:01 PM

Guillermo del Toro brings 'The Strain' to FX

An acclaimed director insists that there will be blood – buckets of it – in his first TV series.

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 02:00 PM

'Fargo' among big Emmy nominees with 18 nods

Hollywood loves “Fargo.” The Minnesota-based TV drama garnered 18 Emmy nominations Thursday, second only to “Game of Thrones” with 19 nods.

Updated: July 10, 2014, - 01:19 PM

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