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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Environment and Science
10:28 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Brevard Wildlife Corridor Hosts Beach Bike Ride

Fat-tire beach ride group at Canova Park.

For 16 days this month the Brevard Wildlife Corridor has hosted a moving festival, exploring the great outdoors in our county. Brevard is the first county to offer this unique experience, patterned after last year's Florida Wildlife Corridor. The goal: get people outdoors to experience and appreciate the outdoors the Space Coast. 

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Coastal Connection
11:45 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Fishing Tournament Benefits Children

On this edition of Coastal Connection, hear about a fishing tournament to benefit children's issues.

Interview
1:26 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Child Abuse Prevention Month On Coastal Connection

On this edition of Coastal Connection hear from Leslie Bardo, Development Director of The Children's Home Society and Caroline Caudill, owner of the Chandlery and CHS board member. Hear more about what the Children’s Home Society is doing for Child Abuse Prevention month.

Interview
11:47 am
Mon April 1, 2013

Early Intervention Celebrating 25 Years

On this edition of Coastal Connections, hear from Jamie Barr, program director for Space Coast Early Intervention Center. Hear about the 25 years of success the program has had and details about the upcoming event “All Kids Can!”, a fun experience for the entire family.

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