Neal Justin | Star Tribune
Columnist/Reporter | Media

Neal Justin covers the entertainment world, primarily TV and radio. He also reviews stand-up comedy. Justin is the founder of JCamp, a non-profit program for high-school journalists, and works on many fronts to further diversity in newsrooms. 

Justin is currently president of UNITY, co-chair of the Star Tribune News Guild and teaches at Minnesota State University. He is a former governing board member of the Asian American Journalists Association and Minnesota chapter president for AAJA.


Sandra Oh poised to make Emmy history

"Killing Eve" star would be the first Asian actor to win for a leading role.


TV picks for July 17: 'Conan,' 'Pearson,' 'Frankenstein's Monster'

"Suits" spinoff stars Gina Torres.


50 years after the moon landing, reactions range from 'wow' to 'whatever'

On July 20, 1969, roughly 600 million viewers worldwide sat riveted to their TV sets. But for many folks under 50, Neil Armstrong might just as well have taken his stroll during the Ice Age.


'Molly of Denali' breaks new ground with first Native American hero on children's TV

Children's TV ventures into new territory with the first animated show for kids with a Native American hero.


From Tang to 'Toy Story': 10 ways the moon race shaped pop culture

Entertainment, fashion and more drew inspiration from space travel.


Minnesota grad is building a big career in comedy, one character at a time

Kate McCarthy is making an impact in comedy, one nutty character at a time.


You won't want to run for office after seeing Old Log Theatre's 'Five Presidents'

REVIEW: "Five Presidents" suggests that life after the White House is no rose garden.


At age 20, 'SpongeBob SquarePants' is still soaking up the love

The show, still a pop-culture phenomenon, celebrates with a one-hour special Friday and a party Saturday at the Mall of America.


TV picks for July 10: 'ESPY Awards,' 'Battle of the '80s Supercars,' 'Florida Girls'

All-star roster Tracy Morgan will never pass for a professional athlete, but it should be great fun watching him host the “2019 ESPY Awards,”


'Stranger Things' star is obsessed by a Minnesota State Fair seed-art portrait that got away

David Harbour is heftier and funnier than ever as "Stranger Things" returns this week.