Getting involved at Belfast 89FM

Belfast 89FM reflects local activities and issues, with a mix of live guests in the studio or on the telephone, and regular contributors.

Like what you hear on Belfast 89FM?

Then why not join us on a voluntary basis and help out!

There are a number of on-air and off-air roles available and full training will be provided. If you’d like to become involved, please contact us at mail@belfast89.com

Volunteer roles available

Presenters

Presenters and co-presenters should be engaging and positive people with a good sense of humour, knowledge of the Greater Belfast area and its people, and an ability to relate to an older listening audience.

A clear speaking voice, good time management, research skills and an interest in and understanding of 60s and 70s music.

Producers and
Co-Producers

Producers should have the time to commit to developing the show, researching local events and activities and to organise and prepare interviews.Some experience of producing a radio show would also be useful.

Producers should be well organised, have good research skills and have good communication skills.

Contributors

Do you have a particular passion or hobby which you’d love to share with the listeners of Belfast 89FM? If you have a clear speaking voice and are very knowledgeable about your subject area (anything from sports and antiques to gardening, travel, films and theatre), we’d love to hear from you!

Technical operators/I.T. Experts

There are also occasional requirements for Technical operators and I.T Experts.

Promotional representatives

We need people to help us with outside promotion of the station.

If you love what we do and like interacting with people why not join us on our Road Shows and on our ‘Hippy’ days out.

Programme Assistants

We need people to answer phones and deal with social media during busy programmes.

Belfast89 Schedule

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Overnight Juke Box

12:00amMonday

12:00amMonday

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George Lavery

8:00amMonday

8:00amMonday

50 years in broadcasting, George has worked on radio stations around the world including in the Maldives, Gibraltar, Wolverhampton and at home in Northern Ireland. He is a retired firefighter (with most of his service in Belfast) and loves interacting with "his 89ers" on his breakfast show on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday every week.

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Lisa Flavelle

10:00amMonday

10:00amMonday

Lisa F with Lady Joyce and Billy the Kid.

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Juke Box Lunch

12:00pmMonday

12:00pmMonday

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Justin Macartney

2:00pmMonday

2:00pmMonday

Catch me mostly on Monday afternoons from 2 until 4. Guess where I’ve been during the week and I may send you something nice. I've tried elsewhere, [...]

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Alan West

4:00pmMonday

4:00pmMonday

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Mike Allen

7:00pmMonday

7:00pmMonday

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10:00pmMonday

10:00pmMonday

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Overnight Juke Box

12:01amTuesday

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George Lavery

8:00amTuesday

8:00amTuesday

50 years in broadcasting, George has worked on radio stations around the world including in the Maldives, Gibraltar, Wolverhampton and at home in Northern Ireland. He is a retired firefighter (with most of his service in Belfast) and loves interacting with "his 89ers" on his breakfast show on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday every week.

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Paul Dean

10:00amTuesday

10:00amTuesday

You can already hear our very own Paul Dean every Friday morning on 'Belfast 89FM' (10am -Midday) co-host a fabulous show with Andrew [...]

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Juke Box Lunch

12:00pmTuesday

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2:00pmTuesday

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Alan West

4:00pmTuesday

4:00pmTuesday

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Alan Sheeran

7:00pmTuesday

7:00pmTuesday

Let Alan lead you astray! Step into the Songlands with him. He will dig deep into the music you love, feature a band or an artist every week and give them the respect of a good listen - like back when you’d play that new LP again, and again, and again . . . So let’s travel together - and take a trip through the Songlands . . .

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Susan Gillen

10:00pmTuesday

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Overnight Juke Box

12:01amWednesday

12:01amWednesday

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George Lavery

8:00amWednesday

8:00amWednesday

50 years in broadcasting, George has worked on radio stations around the world including in the Maldives, Gibraltar, Wolverhampton and at home in Northern Ireland. He is a retired firefighter (with most of his service in Belfast) and loves interacting with "his 89ers" on his breakfast show on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday every week.

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David & Andrew

10:00amWednesday

10:00amWednesday

David Sloan & Andrew McBride with two hours of who knows what but will (hopefully) include The Quiz and The Connection Conundrum and maybe a kazoo tune or two.

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Juke Box Lunch

12:00pmWednesday

12:00pmWednesday

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Robin Scott

2:00pmWednesday

2:00pmWednesday

Includes the Mystery Voice, Silly Song and a look at something unusual being celebrated on this day. Across each month you will find Tekky Talk, Travel Advice and interviews covering many subjects.

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Sam McFerran

4:00pmWednesday

4:00pmWednesday

Sam McFerran Sam brings you the very best tracks from the sixties and seventies, and will throw in a few great tunes from the eighties and fifties as well! A bit of craic and everything you need to know about traffic, travel and weather about Belfast.

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Terry Milligan

7:00pmWednesday

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Hedley

10:00pmWednesday

10:00pmWednesday

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Overnight Juke Box

12:00amThursday

12:00amThursday

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Mike Allen

8:00amThursday

8:00amThursday

Join Mike for a gentle start to your day with news, up to date traffic and travel, weather and plenty of great music including the “Breakfast” track of the day. Plus, just to help wake up the brain, see if you can unscramble the “beat the intro in reverse” competition.

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Lisa Flavelle

10:00amThursday

10:00amThursday

Lisa F with Lady Joyce and Billy the Kid.

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Juke Box Lunch

12:00pmThursday

12:00pmThursday

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Ken McCaw

2:00pmThursday

2:00pmThursday

Join Ken for brief glances into history, fun quizzes, lots of interaction and, of course, all the best music on a Thursday afternoon[...]

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Sam McFerran

4:00pmThursday

4:00pmThursday

Sam McFerran Sam brings you the very best tracks from the sixties and seventies, and will throw in a few great tunes from the eighties and fifties as well! A bit of craic and everything you need to know about traffic, travel and weather about Belfast.

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Kerry Rooney

7:00pmThursday

7:00pmThursday

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Dessie Flood

9:00pmThursday

9:00pmThursday

Dessie’s show is always packed full of great hits from the 60s, 70 & 80s. “Crooners Corner” is a regular popular part of the show, which also dips into the 50s. So, along with teasers and quizzes and craic, Dessie‘s show is hard to whack!!

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Overnight Juke Box

12:00amThursday

12:00amThursday

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Overnight Juke Box

12:01amFriday

12:01amFriday

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Mike Allen

8:00amFriday

8:00amFriday

Join Mike for a gentle start to your day with news, up to date traffic and travel, weather and plenty of great music including the “Breakfast” track of the day. Plus, just to help wake up the brain, see if you can unscramble the “beat the intro in reverse” competition.

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10:00amFriday

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Juke Box Lunch

12:00pmFriday

12:00pmFriday

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Norman Coleman

2:00pmFriday

2:00pmFriday

Norman looks at whats-on out and about in shows,  festivals, communities and the latest movies - plus all the sport headlines and all the relevant sports taking place both live and on tv.

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Neil McLaren

4:00pmFriday

4:00pmFriday

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Terry Whyte

7:00pmFriday

7:00pmFriday

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Overnight Juke Box

10:00pmFriday

10:00pmFriday

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12:00amSaturday

12:00amSaturday

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Paddy Smyth

8:00amSaturday

8:00amSaturday

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Kenny Davis

10:00amSaturday

10:00amSaturday

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Ryan McCabe

12:00pmSaturday

12:00pmSaturday

Every week Ryan unleashes the best classic tracks you can find to put together the ultimate mix tape for your weekend! This is alongside listeners' favourites, requests and dedications, all with an added sprinkle of trivia and craic. 

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Trevor Kelly

2:00pmSaturday

2:00pmSaturday

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Terry Milligan

4:00pmSaturday

4:00pmSaturday

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Stephen Andrews

6:00pmSaturday

6:00pmSaturday

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8:00pmSaturday

Shona brings you two hours of all the best Disco and Party tunes from years gone by.

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10:00pmSaturday

Get your Saturday night soul fix with the Soul Sequence, taking you through to the midnight hour with soul favourites and forgotten gems. Curated, with love, by Mark Boylan

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Overnight Juke Box

12:00amSunday

12:00amSunday

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Paddy Smyth

8:00amSunday

8:00amSunday

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Nigel Blair

1:00pmSunday

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1:00pmSunday

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Lewis Hunter

4:00pmSunday

4:00pmSunday

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Sam McFerran

6:00pmSunday

6:00pmSunday

Sam McFerran Sam brings you the very best tracks from the sixties and seventies, and will throw in a few great tunes from the eighties and fifties as well! A bit of craic and everything you need to know about traffic, travel and weather about Belfast.

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8:00pmSunday

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