Who is the Blast.FM | Churchlife
16-year radio veteran and South Dakota native Colin “Cruz” Strombeck founded TheBlast.FM in May 2005 and the South Dakota non-profit organization, The Blast Ministries, Inc. in November 2005.
Colin’s career highlights include time spent as Program Director, Music Director and Morning Drive Host for KLYT-FM, a Christian rock radio station in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Colin’s Massive Morning Show was nationally syndicated on another Christian radio network in the early 2000’s. Colin was a national seminar speaker at GMA (Gospel Music Association) Week in the 2003 Christian Rock Radio Track, and he has won a couple of national awards in Christian rock radio at GMA Week, also in the early 2000’s. Colin programmed a couple of FM Christian rock shows in Houston and a Houston-based internet radio station in the early-to-mid 2000’s and has been on the air in various cities around the upper Midwest, including a stint with WNCB, during its mid 1990’s heydays when it covered almost the entire Minneapolis/St.Paul metro area.