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

1st Thursday, September 3: We Are All Labor!


6:30pm Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

hosted by Space Coast Progressive Alliance

Location: Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front St. Melbourne FL 32901

Free and open to the public. Donations graciously accepted.  More info

SPEAKER/PANELISTS will be followed by Q&A from the audience.

Incredible Edible Garden Fest September 19th 9 am -2 pm.  3695 Lake Drive Cocoa.

The fall Incredible Edibles Plant Sale focuses on vegetables and herbs. Just in time for fall planting, our plants are maintained by Master Gardeners schooled by UF/IFAS.

Distinguished FL Tech Alumna & recipient of the 2014 Jerome P. Keuper Award General E. Ann Dunwoody will speak in the Hartley room on the FL Tech campus on Wednesday September 2nd.  General Dunwoody, author of A Higher Standard-Leadership Strategies will address the challenges, opportunities and rewards of serving in a leadership role.  Info & Tickets

The Turtle Krawl 5k Run/Walk is the largest 5k race in Brevard County. On September 12, 2015, come see what all the hype is about during the second race of the 2015 SCR Runner of the Year series.

Participants will receive beautiful Turtle Krawl tech shirts (guaranteed for first 3000 registrants) in addition to several other race day amenities. We award stunning sea turtle-shaped medals to Age Group Winners 5 places deep along with Masters, Grandmasters, Great-Grandmasters, the Top 10 Competitive Walkers and more! For a limited time only, we are offering optional Finisher Medals to those interested in purchasing them. Don't delay, Register for the Turtle Krawl today!!!

           Sea Turtle Preservation Society in the Beginning …

Dr. Anthony J. Catanese, President of FL Tech shares the latest news about recent developments at the University.  From Football to National and International rankings, FL Tech continues to soar.

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