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 the funding for design and development of a new 5,000 square foot facility which will house the new WFIT studios with groundbreaking scheduled for early 2011.

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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10:50 am
Mon November 10, 2014

3Rs and Beyond Family Festival Saturday November 15th

The 4th Annual 3Rs and Beyond Family Festival is Saturday, November 15  from 10am to 2pm @ POW/MIA Park on US1 north of Pineda Cswy 5995 U.S. 1, Melbourne.
 

 

Mark your calendars now and come out to celebrate in a fun-filled day.

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7:30 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Human Trafficking Justice Conference November 13th in Viera

A Justice Conference on the issue of Human Trafficking in Florida will be held November 13th 7 pm to 9 pm at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Viera. 

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4:13 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Space Coast Progressive Alliance Presents The "New" Conflict in Iraq and Syria: America's Role

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance Presents their first Thursday program November 6th at 6:30 pm at Front Street Auditorium.  This month the discussion will be: The "New" Conflict in Iraq and Syria: America's Role. 

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4:50 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Valkaria Airport and Scout Troop 37 Haunt the Valkaria Woods

The woods in Valkaria will be haunted this weekend as Scout troup 37 hosts a Halloween Fun event. 

Friday October 31st and Saturday November 1st from 7 pm until 11 pm you can join in the fun.  The Valkaria Woods are located on Valkaria Road between US1 and Babcock road.  The entrance is located across from the Habitat Golf Course.  There will also be a not-so-scary puppet show held at the Valkaria airport's main hanger.  The show is perfect for youngsters and the faint of heart.  Show times will be 8 pm and 9:30 pm.

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10:47 am
Tue October 28, 2014

AMIkids Spacecoast Hosts Reverse Raffle Fundraiser November 2nd

You could win $10,000 and support AMIkids Spacecoast November 2nd at their biggest fundraiser at Viera Regional Community Center.  This family friendly event will feature food from over 15 local restaurants, beer and wine, silent auction & great prizes; including Original artwork, Costa Rica vacation, Home Remodeling, Signed sports memorabilia and more.  For more information:  

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