Stephen Nolan Biography

Born - Belfast, 1973. Stephen started his career on BCR which later became Belfast CityBeat, before he joined BBC Radio Ulster in 2003.

Stephen's no-nonsense approach to tackling the news has not only led to him hosting the most listened-to radio show in Northern Ireland - but it has also brought a flood of national awards to the 35-year-old Belfast-born broadcaster.

Nolan has won an astonishing seven Gold Awards in the Sonys - radio's equivalent to the Oscars - the most ever handed out in the history of the awards. These include UK Speech Broadcaster of the Year and best Sony UK Interactive Show three years in a row.

He has also gained success as a television presenter, being voted the Royal Television Society’s Presenter of the Year in 2005 and 2006. Stephen has presented a variety of TV programmes including the very popular Nolan TV show.

Stephen specialises in making news accessible and exciting to the public, with his winning formula transferring to television with similar, acclaimed success.