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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Florida Tech Football to Hold Offshore Fishing Tournament

Tournament to be held May 30 with the weigh-in at Jetty Park in Cape Canaveral. Photo by Amanda Stratford Photography.

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Head coach Steve Englehart and his staff will host the inaugural Florida Tech Football Offshore Fishing Tournament presented by FrogBones Family Shooting Center, announced on Thursday.

Art in the Lobby

May 16, 2015  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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 Company Continues Long History of Support for Florida Tech

  

Florida Institute of Technology today announced that a $1 million gift from Harris Corporation is creating a new Student Design Center at the university. The 11,500-square-foot, single story structure will serve College of Engineering and College of Science seniors completing capstone design projects.

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Girls Basketball Elite Skills Camp

During this camp, players have the opportunity to practice basic fundamental skills, as well as learn more about strategy and various team offensive and defensive systems. Camp features award-winning coaches, 3-on-3 games, free camp T-shirts and individual evaluations.

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Rear Adm. Jonathan White, a graduate of Florida Institute of Technology’s oceanographic technology program who now serves as the oceanographer for the U.S. Navy, visited the university Thursday, April 23, 2015 to give a public presentation, tour the campus and meet with top leadership, including members of the Board of Trustees.

 

White's topic: “The U.S. Navy and an Ever Changing Earth.”

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