Rose Mantle

Public Service Announcement Director, Membership Support

After serving as a volunteer, Rose Mantle joined the staff of WFIT in 2007.  As Public Service Announcement Director, Rose writes copy for the hundreds of announcement requests WFIT receives from the Space Coast and Treasure Coast communities.  She also serves as Membership Assistant and volunteer coordinator, writes grants for the station, represents WFIT at community events, and contributes to social media. 

Before moving to Melbourne Beach from Sonoma, California, Rose worked in advertising and communications, first as an account executive for the Sonoma Index-Tribune, a venerable local newspaper, and at ValPak Direct Marketing where Rose expanded her love of language and honed the skills necessary for her many duties at WFIT.

Rose attended Orange Coast Community College in Costa Mesa, California and earned her bachelor’s degree in English at Sonoma State University in 1976.

WFIT is an integral and rewarding part of Rose’s life in Florida.  She is deeply proud of her position with this National Public Radio affiliate.  Rose takes great pleasure in assisting non-profit organizations promote their philanthropic and cultural missions.  Most rewarding is working alongside the tight knit and creative community of the WFIT staff and volunteers.

When not busy with her duties at the station, Rose enjoys music, reading, gardening, mentoring high school students, exercise, and playing the piano.  She travels with her husband to California twice a year to spend time with lifelong friends and family.

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Events
5:51 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Mark Your Calendar For The Melbourne Art Festival

The 28th Annual Melbourne Art Festival arrives in historic downtown Melbourne Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29. Over 250 juried artists from around the country display their work and compete for cash prizes.  Sixty thousand guests are expected. Admission and parking are free.

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spring fund drive
4:26 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

WFIT's 2012 Spring Fund Drive - April 13-23

Now's the time to show support for your Public Radio Station!  

Click here and you'll be taken to our secure on-line pledge portal.

 

Florida Tech's All Faculty Band
4:40 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Florida Tech's All-Faculty Band, TWITCHY Performs Jazz At The Panthereum

WFIT 89.5 FM and the city of Melbourne present Jazz at the Panthereum on Sunday, April 29, from 3 to 6 p.m. The free, handicapped accessible event will be held in Florida Tech’s outdoor Panthereum next to the Denius Student Center on Country Club Road.

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Coastal Connection
10:44 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Comedian Bill Maher On WFIT's Coastal Connection

Host, Terri Wright talks with dynamic comedian Bill Maher. Maher will be visiting the Space Coast later this month – read on to find out how you can see him live, through WFIT.

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Events
3:54 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

The Winston Scott Jazz Ensemble Performs At Foosaner Art Museum's Jazz Friday

The Winston Scott Jazz Ensemble performs at the Foosaner Art Museum’s Jazz Friday on April 6.  Capt. Winston Scott is a trumpet playing astronaut who is also Senior Vice President for External Relations at Florida Institute of Technology.  Jazz Fridays are held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the museum galleries.

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