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

Thursday, September 3rd  Handbags for Habitat, a Ladies Night Out is a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity.

The event will be held in the Grand Ballroom at the Space Coast Association of Realtors from 7 to 9 PM.

Your $25 admission includes one entry to the grand raffle for a designer handbag.  There will be many games, raffles and a silent raffle.  Enjoy and evening of indulgence with designer handbags, jewelry, wine and decadent desserts.

Thursday, August 06, 2015, 06:30pm

1st Thursday, August 6: Open-Minded Mic Nite!


6:30pm Thursday, August 6, 2015


hosted by Space Coast Progressive Alliance


Location: Front Street Civic Center, 22015 Front St. downtown Melbourne FL 32901


Free and open to the public. Donations graciously accepted.

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OPEN-MINDED MIC NITE!


Summer is a busy time at the Renee Foosaner Education Center.  This year's camp theme was Pop Art and the camper's labors will be the subject of a professionally mounted exhibition installed in the Ruth Cote Clemente wing of the education center, 1520 Highland Ave. Campers were asked to submit a piece of their work, and the exhibition will include art media such as printmaking, found objects, painting and drawing.

If your business pays for trash pick up you could save money by recycling.  Ask your waste hauler to detail the charges you are paying for trash removal. 

A few simple calculations can tell you how much money you can save by recycling.

Benefits include:

  • Reducing expenses
  • Eliminating volume in the landfills
  • Help Brevard County reach the next milestone in the state's recycling goal.
  • Save the environment

Find out more

On August 1, pro and college football hall of fame member Tony Dorsett will be the feature speaker at Florida Tech's Inside the Huddle Banquet.

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