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

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance presents a candidate Hob Nob on Thursday October 13th at 6:30 pm. 

 Front Street Civic Center, 2210 Front St. Melbourne.  Free and open to the public.  Information

 Meet & Talk to the Candidates Face to Face.


WFIT’s next Market Day is Wednesday October 12th - 10 to 4pm on the Crawford Green (north of Crawford and west of Gleason).

Host a table and hand out information, perform or demonstrate the cool things you have to offer the campus community.  There is no charge Florida Tech students, clubs, groups or organizations.

Celebrate Fall, Come on out and check out the Produce, Plants, Cookies, Stuffed Breads, Soaps, Organic Scrubs, Olives, Cheese, Pesto, Fresh Sauces and Salsa, Hummus, Cupcakes, Sweet Breads, Jewelry, art.....and much more.

Calling all walkers and runners, join WFIT’s team for the Homecoming 5k October 13th in downtown Melbourne. Help kick off FL Tech’s Homecoming festivities with a 5k run/walk. Awesome tech shirts, goody bags, and a post-race party at Meg's with food, drinks, and live entertainment! Everyone who joins WFIT’s team will also get additional perks-some cool WFIT swag! Participation is the key! You don't have to be Marathon Man-to join the WFIT team. Sign up Be sure to join the WFIT team when you register!


Florida Institute of Technology’s Homecoming 2016 celebration, with the theme “Party Like It’s 1958,” the year the university was founded, will offer something for just about everyone.

Brevard County Emergency Management Website 

Brevard County EOC Facebook

Due to Hurricane Mathew the following cancelations/closures:

Florida Tech Classes and Operations canceled Thursday & Friday October 6th & 7th.  Normal operations will resume Tuesday October 11th.

 Mandatory evacuations will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday for Brevard County residents living on the barrier islands, including Merritt Island, low-lying flood-prone area and in mobile or manufactured homes.