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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The East Coast Human Trafficking Task Force will host an Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast this Saturday January 9th from 8:30 am until noon.  The event will be held at Our Lady of Grace Church at 300 Malabar Ave in Palm Bay and will feature speakers, music and breakfast provided by the Knights of Columbus.

Speakers include: Sgt Greg Allman-Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation Orlando, Dr. Leslie Gavin Devitt, Clinical Psychologist with Nemours Children's Health System and Dr. Anthony Davis of the No Limits Ministries. 

 

Estimates show that from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day an extra 5 million tons of waste is generated nationwide.  You can be green and save green$ with some simple "Waste-Less" Holiday Tips.  

There will be no Waste Management garbage recycling or yard waste collection in Brevard County on Friday, December 25th, 2015 in observance of the Christmas Holiday.

West Melbourne customers scheduled for December 25th will be re-scheduled for Saturday December 26th

Palm Bay customers scheduled for December 25th will be re-scheduled for Saturday, December 26th.

Regular collection of all other cities and unincorporated areas of Brevard County will resume on the next scheduled pick-up day.M.com

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