Cool FM

Number 1 For Music
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You can hear Cool FM on DAB Digital Radio, FM, Radioplayer UK and online

Facts and stats

Cool FM is a contemporary hit music radio station for the Greater Belfast area using the FM frequency formerly used by Downtown Radio.

The station can also be heard on DAB Digital Radio across Northern Ireland.

Editorial areaBelfast
FormatTop 40
Most playedSabrina Carpenter, Dasha, Calvin Harris x Rag'n'Bone ManRadiomonitor
Launched7 February 1990
OwnerBauer Media Audio UK
National salesBauer Media Audio UK
Members ofRadiocentre

Contact Cool FM

Postal addressKiltonga Industrial Estate
BT23 4TJ
+44 28 9181 7181
+44 28 9182 0010
Official website

Social media

Twitter@coolfm (128,662 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BauerMediaJobs (19,574 followers) compare
FacebookCool FM (712,090 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

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RadioToday - published 29 August 2023, 6.28pm bst
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RadioToday - published 11 June 2022, 7.02am bst
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RadioToday - published 19 August 2021, 1.51pm bst
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Andy Baird Presenter
Curtis McCosh Presenter
David McCammond Deputy Programme Director
Dermot Hickey Presenter
Emma Fitzpatrick Presenter
Gary Myles Presenter
John Kearns Presenter
Mark Mahaffy Managing Director
Melissa Riddell Presenter
Neal McClelland Presenter
Owen Beers Presenter
Paul Kennedy Presenter
Paulo Ross Presenter
Peter Snodden Presenter
Rebecca McKinney Presenter
Ross Tilley Commercial Digital Editor
Stuart Robinson Programme Director
Stuart Robinson Presenter
Stuart Robinson Head of Music

…at Bauer Media Audio UK

Abby Carvosso Group MD, Advertising
Adam Newstead Senior Executive Producer, South England & Wales
Alex Baker Creative Strategy Director
Andy Ashton Content Director - Greatest Hits Radio
Anne-Marie Lavan Group Marketing Director
Cat Martin Director of Communications
Chris Ward Content Operations & Group Production Director
Frankie Bannerman Radio Account Manager
Gary Stein Group PD - Hits Radio Network
Graham Bryce Chief Operating Officer
James Walker Head Of Network Operations
Jo Baldwin Managing Director
John Pickford Editor in Chief
Kate Whitehorn Creative Strategy Director
Lucie Cave Chief Content Officer
Matt Garforth Product Manager
Matthew Hobbs Chief Technology Officer
Paul Keenan Chief Executive
Rob Munro-Hall Co-Lead of Publishing World-Wide
Sarah Barnes HR Director
Sarah Vickery Group Finance & Strategy Director
Steve Taylor Commercial Creative Director
Stuart McGinley Content Producer
Tony Moorey Group Content Director - Absolute Radio & Magic

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