Chris Houston

Chris Houston - Irvine Beat FM

Chris Houston – Irvine Beat FM

Chris currently presents Nothing but the Nineties Tuesdays between 8pm and 10pm and Awesome ’80s Sundays from 6pm.


Chris Joined Irvine Beat FM in June 2018 and has been a radio presenter for over 13 years. He has previously been involved with hospital and student radio and was heavily involved with RSLs Ayr FM (2010) and Girvan FM (2008). Chris is also an amateur radio enthusiast.

In 2016, Chris trained as a broadcast journalist graduating from UWS in 2017 with a MA in Broadcast Journalism.

Chris has been a musician for over 20 years predominately playing piano.

Chris’ first show was The Sunday Talk In which he presented until March 2019. He is also a former Lunchtime Show presenter having first hosted the Monday edition from July 2018 – August 2019 and then the Thursday edition from September 2019 – December 2020. He still occasionally hosts The Lunchtime Show covering the current presenting line up when they take a break. He also occasionally stands in for Andi Struthers on Night Time Love.

Chris currently presents Nothing but the Nineties which started in February 2020 and has been the current host of one of Irvine Beat FM’s longest running shows Awesome 80s since November 2020.