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 bringing with him at the time over 10 years experience in radio presenting. Chris 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 with callsign MM6CLM.

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.

When Chris first presented at Irvine Beat, his first show was The Sunday Talk In. He went on to host The Lunchtime Show from July 2018 originally hosting the Monday edition before moving to Thursdays from September 2019. Chris left Lunchtime in December 2020 to focus on his two current shows but now and then covers the current Lunchtime presenters when on a break!

Chris started presenting Nothing but the Nineties in February 2020 and after initially hosting Awesome ’80s during the summer in 2019, returned to full time host in November 2020 and presents the show to this day. He has previously stood in for Andi Struthers on Night Time Love on occasion as well as covering Stuart Rodger’s Drivetime.