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.


WCCO Radio host Jordana Green reveals she has leukemia

The radio personality is receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic.


Ex-WCCO reporter shares his often 'crazy' life as White House correspondent

What's life like for a St. Paul native covering President Donald Trump during unprecedented times?


How Hollywood turned a young Minnesotan's life into a Disney movie with 'Clouds'

The movie version of Zach Sobiech's life borrows true details as well as items from his bedroom.


In HBO's 'The Undoing,' Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant get away with murder

Why are Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant so compelling? Here are a few clues.


A weird Steve Bannon documentary and four other shows our TV critic is watching this week

Growing up “Chelsea Handler: Evolution,” the comedian’s first stand-up special in six years, seems familiar in the first 20 minutes with lots of jokes about private…


Another MPR executive announces his departure

Another high-ranking executive at Minnesota Public Radio has announced he’s leaving the company. Tim Roesler, senior vice president and chief business development officer for MPR…


Lizzo and Letterman swap Minnesota memories on Netflix show

New episodes of David Letterman's Netflix series include a conversation with the onetime Minnesotan.


'Helstrom' and four other shows our TV critic is watching this week

Running with the devil “Helstrom” may be part of the Marvel canon, but the series owes more to “The Exorcism” than to Stan Lee. Tom…


10 moving songs artists recorded while facing death

  Zach Sobiech wasn’t the first or last artist to deal with imminent death in song. Here are other powerful examples of musicians sharing their…


KARE, MPR win national Edward R. Murrow Awards

KARE and MPR were both recognized Saturday with a national Edward R. Murrow Award, one of broadcasting’s most prestigious prizes. The NBC affiliate won in…