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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Coastal Connection
1:14 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Student K9 Commandos

On this edition of Coastal Connection, students from the Quest program at Indialantic Elementary School talk about their work with the K9 Commando program.

Coastal Connection
3:24 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Prism Extravaganza Welcomes The Holiday Season

On this edition of Coastal Connection, Band Director at Eau Gallie High School, Thomas Singletary, stops by to talk about the annual Prism Concert Extravaganza performed by the Eau Gallie High School Band.

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Coastal Connection
3:06 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

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On this edition of Coastal Connection, Jazzercise instructor, Lisa Noegel, joins us to talk about this fun cardio-dance program.

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Coastal Connection
1:22 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Brevard Theatrical Ensemble Brings Scary Tales From Turkey Creek

On this spooky edition of Coastal Connection, Brevard Theatrical Ensemble storytellers Lady Gail Ryan and Jerry Hess join us to share what happens when night falls at Turkey Creek Sanctuary. The Brevard Theatrical Ensemble is hosting their annual Erie Tales at Turkey Creek, followed by a guided tour through nature without interference of modern light. Enjoy part of the frightening tales told by these mysterious storytellers.

Station Announcement
11:29 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Team WFIT Scored A Gold Medal In The Fall Fund Drive Olympics!

Thanks to the investments of all who donated during our recent drive, over 36 challenges were met. We are now able to purchase 6 CD players, 8 microphones, 3 voice processors and 4 pairs of studio monitors, for our brand new studios.

Thank you for helping us equip our new broadcast studios. We look forward to inviting you down to tour our brand new home.

Supporters, join us for our Broadcast Center Grand Opening, Thursday, October 11.

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