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.


10 best things our critics are watching this week

From Amazon's epic "The Underground Railroad" to comic Erica Rhodes, here's what we're tuning into.


10 best things our critics are watching this week

From Aidy Bryant in "Shrill" to Saturday's "Vax Live" concert special, here's what we're tuning into.


New sitcom 'Girls5Eva,' a parody of girl groups, is what you really, really want

Former MTV staples ache for a comeback in this musical sitcom packed with zingers.


WCCO Radio legend Howard Viken dies at 97

He was a staple of the powerhouse AM station during his 39-year career.


Celebrity guests help WCCO Radio's Dave Lee say goodbye

"The show was hopefully about Minnesota and what people needed to know, not the host," veteran broadcaster said.


10 best things our critics are watching this week

From a new 'Star Wars' animated series to a 'Soul' prequel, here's what we're tuning into.


'The Mosquito Coast' TV series may be the next 'Ozark'

TV series has all the thrills the film version swatted away.


MyPillow exec Mike Lindell defends himself on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Lindell's response when Kimmel asked him whether he had plans to run for governor of Minnesota: "Right now, I wouldn't run for dogcatcher."


Oscars shed their usual air of stuffiness in a shorter-than-usual show

On paper, a stripped-down Oscars seems about as appealing as celebrating your wedding anniversary at White Castle. But the team behind Sunday's ceremony did an…


Tiffany Haddish backs sitcom project from former Minnesota comic Tracey Ashley

Former Twin Cities comic Tracey Ashley has a new sitcom in development for Fox with support from some genuine heavyweights.The producers for the series, tentatively…