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

CALLING ALL SPOOKS, GOBLINS AND ANKLE BITERS, WFIT PRESENTS A NOT SO SCARY BLACK LIGHT SHOW AT THE GLEASON CENTER ON THE FL TECH CAMPUS.  FRIDAY OCTOBER 27th & SATURDAY THE 28TH AT 7 PM.  FROM THE PURPLE PEOPLE EATER TO IGOR AND THE MONSTER MASH THIS NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN SHOW IS GREAT FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES!  CHEAP AT TWICE THE PRICE-$5 ADULTS $3 KIDS.  TICKETS AT THE DOOR

This week is Panthers Prevent Week!

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Florida Tech is raising awareness!  CAPS will be partnering with the Holzer Health Center to provide information and resources on domestic violence and where to seek assistance on:

Tuesday, October 17, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

CAPS and the Holzer Health Center will provide information at a table just outside of the Sub Café. Come learn more about domestic violence and receive your purple ribbon!

Why Sustainability? Learn what it means to you.

by Brevard IRL Coalition and Florida Tech IRL Research Institute

 

Thu, October 19, 2017

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Gleason Performing Arts Center

2940 Science Circle

Melbourne, FL 32901 

Register

Our dream is to come together as a community to support children with Autism and related disabilities; help us make it reality.  Our mission is to use education, sports and the arts as avenues to enrich the lives of and bridge the gap between children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, related disabilities, their families and the community in which we live.  

more informationhttp://www.theparkerfoundation.com/

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