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

Daily Bread’s Strawberry Festival Scheduled for March 25 & 26, 2017

Brevard County… It’s time to get ready for spring and what better way to celebrate than with STRAWBERRIES!

Register today!  Daily Bread’s Strawberry Festival is accepting registrants for three festival events, volunteers, and inviting everyone to join us for a great time. 

Brevard County Parks and Recreation will host a cardboard boat regatta at Wickham Park on March 4th 9am to 2 pm.  Show your creative ingenuity by making a boat out of only cardboard and duct tape.  Two person teams will race for prizes and bragging rights.  There will even be awards for "Most Epic Sinking".  Family friendly fun!  

      March 2 & 3, 2017

Special Guest: Elizabeth Semmelhack, Senior Curator at the Bata Shoe Museum
Honorary Chair: Rita Moreno

Sporting Affair XXV is set for Friday, March 24, 2017 at Suntree Country Club!

Florida Tech's largest annual fundraiser is a day filled with golf, fun, contests, shootouts, good friends, food and drinks. Come out and support Florida Tech's more than 550 exceptional student-athletes.

Chopper Dropper Tickets

Each ticket allows ONE PERSON to enjoy food and beverages at the Sporting Affair Cocktail Reception, and is your chance to win the $50,000 Grand Prize! There will be 17 winners overall and a total of $75,000 given out in prizes.

"Freedom of the press, as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States, is not blocked or interfered with by Florida Tech or any of its trustees, administrators, faculty or staff."

--Florida Tech Media Board Governing Document

The Crimson, Florida Institute of Technology’s student-run newspaper, welcomes a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist as keynote speaker at the university’s sixth annual free speech celebration at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Hartley Room on Florida Tech’s campus.

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