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

TechXpo 2015!

The Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida is pleased to present the 5th annual Florida TechXpo on Friday, October 9th from 9AM – 4PM at the Eastern Florida State College Aviation Center located next to the Melbourne International Airport at 640 Harry Sutton Road, Melbourne, Florida.

Save money, the planet, and your health!

6:30pm Thursday, October 1, 2015
A 1st Thursday program hosted by the Space Coast Progressive Alliance
Location: The Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front St., Melbourne, FL 32901
Free and open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted.

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


Hurricane season runs: June 1 through November 30 ...always Have a Kit, Make a Plan, and Stay Informed.

The Town of Indialantic is excited to present the eighth annual Witch Way 5k. The 2015 event will feature an even bigger after party and great race tees.

The race starts and ends at Nance Park by the boardwalk, and the party takes place at the Indialantic Shopping Center.   Everyone will finish in daylight and kids will have more time for trick-or-treating at the party.