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Robert Skates

Robert Skates

Selfbuild Host


Robert is a Northern Ireland born journalist and broadcaster who has been on local radio for almost 25 years. He presented and produced the top rated Gospel Time and Friday’s Downtown Country programmes for Downtown Radio and was also a news presenter for Downtown and CoolFM. More recently Robert was a presenter and journalist for Q Radio in Belfast. 

The married father of four from Donaghadee in County Down is passionate about local architecture and loves restoring and breathing new life in to old furniture. Robert is also studying for a degree in counselling.