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 nursery is open to the public every Friday from 9 AM  -  Noon  Cash, checks and charges are accepted

The nursery at the Brevard Botanical Garden is guided by the rules and regulations set forth by the UF/IFAS Brevard County Extension Service. Our volunteers, along with their major interest in gardening and great enthusiasm, have gone through weeks of classroom training as well as direct public interaction and hands on experience developing their gardening talents. 

Friday June 24th Great Faces Beauty Lounge will host a grand opening from 11 am until closing at 2210 Front Street Suite 104B in Melbourne.  The proceeds of the event will benefit Serene Harbor, helping domestic abuse victims for over 24 years. 

    

  

FITS-STEM Scholarship

School of Rock Summer Camp July 11-15th   9 a.m.–4 p.m.  Final Concert July 15th  7 p.m. in Gleason Auditorium.  Info & Registration

  A cool app is available that allows you to track the weather wherever you are and link to WFIT's broadcast with one click.  Stay ahead of the storms, get emergency alerts or just plan your day with the Florida Storms app.

Now available for iPhone and Android devices, the FPREN mobile app is backed by real-time information from the nearest Florida public radio station, and offers a simple way to stay informed of potential weather and other hazards. 

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