Terri Wright

General Manager

Terri Wright has held the position of General Manager at WFIT since 1998. 
As manager of Brevard County’s only locally owned and operated public radio station, she is responsible for directing all aspects of the station including: sales and underwriting, membership and development, operations, new media and broadcast engineering.

Terri’s responsibilities include managing WFIT’s $600,000+ annual budget raised through Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s grant, Florida Public Broadcasting/DOE’s grant and other corporate and foundation grants, as well as underwriting, membership donations, special events, and planned giving donations.

Terri also plays a key role in community outreach through interviews, public service announcements, partnerships with businesses and non-profits and station participation at special events.

She’s an authorized agent for National Public Radio and station representative for the Federal Communications Commission, ensuring compliance with rules and regulations. She’s also a member and representative of Florida Public Broadcasting.

In 2010 Terri secured funding through a Public Education Capital Outlay (PECO) grant for design and construction of a new 5,000 square foot facility.  In October of 2012, the community enjoyed a Grand Opening Celebration of the new WFIT 89.5 FM Broadcast Center.

Terri  began her career at WFIT as a volunteer in 1992. She was hired as Director of Membership in 1993, designing and implementing a membership database and increasing membership income by 57%. 

As General Manager she was integral in an FCC approved power increase in 1999.  Through her direction and funding acquisition, WFIT was the first radio station in the county to secure, and install a digital transmitter in 2006.  WFIT received a Case Award of Excellence in 2009. As a recipient of an FCC construction permit and a CPB grant, WFIT will be installing a new antennae and transmitter in the coming months.

Before moving to Florida Terri managed and owned several businesses and taught SCUBA. Other interests include gardening, fitness,  kayaking, and reading. She received her B.S. in Business with an emphasis in Marketing and Accounting in 1987 at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. She lives in Malabar with her husband and countless pets. Her 2 beautiful daughters live in the Orlando area.

Ways to Connect

Dress in your best nautical attire and join us for an evening of fine wines, a lavish buffet, music and live & silent auctions featuring exciting memorabilia, jewelry, artwork, and more!Saturday April 8, 2017 – 4 pm to 7 pmAt the home of Ed & Jeanne André

3800 N. Riverside Dr., Indialantic

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Proceeds benefit Cancer patients in Brevard and Indian River Counties.
Cancer patients and their families are our number one priority.

 

Brevard PALS largest fundraiser every year is Brevard Uncorked.We are hosting this event along with our premier sponsor, Zollo Financial Group, on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Heritage Isle Clubhouse in Viera, Florida. The menu will offer a wonderful array of delectable eats with an assortment of fantastic wines to sample while The Reflections Band captivates the audience with their unique blend of music. Highlighting the event are raffles and a silent and live auction.

  Friends of Textiles Lecture Series“Symbolism of Pattern in the Culture of the Bedouin” by Alfred Madain

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Reception 5:15 p.m.; Lecture 6 p.m.
Denius Student Center, Hartley Room
$10, FREE for Friends of Textiles (FOT) members and full-time Florida Tech faculty, staff and students

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