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.

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7:45 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Pilot Club of South Brevard Hosts Fashion Show and Tea

 

 

The Pilot Club of South Brevard

presents Annual Fashion Show and Tea

February 21, 2015

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Suntree Country Club

Fashions provided by TJ Maxx

Proceeds to benefit Promise in Brevard and Nana’s House

Tickets $30.00

Contact Peggy at 321-254-8101 More information

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7:45 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Unique Valentine 4 Your Sweetie-Owliver

Owliver, a stunning great horned owl and one of Florida Wildlife Hospital's Education Ambassadors visited WFIT studios to help promote their Valentine adoption program.

Adopt a raptor for your Valentine!  What a unique and heartfelt gift and you don't even have to go to the mall or fight over that last wilted bouquet or dog earred card.   For a mere $20-$35 you can adopt a barn owl, barred owl, screech owl, kestrel, tortoise or snake!  Find out more.  How can you help?  Get involved!  Donate money or supplies.  Volunteer.

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7:45 am
Fri February 6, 2015

2015 Suntree Challenge-Sunbelt Senior Open Pro-Am Benefits PALS

Suntree Challenge Sunbelt Senior Open Pro-Am golf tournament February 21st thru 25th to benefit Pals of Brevard.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  A free junior clinic/ golf shot competition will be offered on Saturday the 21st.  For more info

The event will feature a 5 player team shamble, cocktail draw party, range balls, golf cart, fees and shirt, plus an awards banquet and prizes.

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1:48 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Brevard PALS 5K Run for Autism Awareness February 21st

 

The 6th annual Brevard PALS 5K run/walk for autism will be held on the Campus of Florida Tech on Saturday February 21st at 8:00 am.  Proceeds from the event will benefit families affected by Autism in Brevard County.  Awesome T-shirts, awards and refreshments for all participants and a Kid's Fun Run.  For more information

 

 

 

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1:20 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Are Fleas Bugging You? Central Brevard Humane Society Can Help

Theresa Clifton, Executive Director of the Central Brevard Humane Society and Shawna

The Central Brevard Humane Society has everything you need to bust those fleas and rid your home and pets of those little buggers.  Flea infestation is one of the most challenging aspects of pet ownership but you can break the cycle with persistence.  Theresa Clifton offers info and tips on fleas and how to protect your pets.

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