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.


A new take on the life of Tejano superstar Selena and four other shows our TV critic is watching this week

Como la flor The 1997 film “Selena” made Jennifer Lopez a superstar. “Selena: The Series,” also based on the rise of the late Selena Quintanilla,…


'Big Mouth' speaks volumes about the fears of kids — and adults

The adult animated series returns for a whole new round of tween angst.


'Dateline NBC' takes deep dive into 2015 Minnesota murder

The news program will focus on the death of Jan Kruse of Brewster, Minn.


Minnesota radio host resigns after bullying another DJ on the air

Aaron Imholte had been with WHMH-FM in Sauk Rapids since 2014.


Minnesota filmmaker exposes sinister fertility doctor in a new HBO documentary

Hopkins High School graduate Hannah Olson makes an impressive directorial debut.


The 'Fargo' finale and four other things our TV critic is watching this week

The father of invention “Zappa,” a thorough documentary on the life of Frank Zappa, helps dismiss the notion that the artist was merely a novelty…


'Big Bang' star Kaley Cuoco soars to new heights in 'The Flight Attendant'

The "Big Bang" star keeps showing off her comedy chops in her latest series.


KMOJ's Ray Richardson says goodbye to the Twin Cities

His final show included his all-time favorite R&B classics.


The return of 'Saved by the Bell' and 'Animaniacs,' and other shows our TV critic is watching this week

Tasmanian devils In the 1990s, the hyperactive characters on “Animaniacs” tore up the Warner Bros. lot, ravaging pop-culture references in their path. It’s more of…


Mayo Clinic's singing surgeon is revealed on 'The Masked Singer'

The Mayo Clinic's singing surgeon, who became a viral sensation in 2018 with his version of Mike Yung's "Alright," is back in the spotlight.