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.

Ways to Connect

Brevard County Parks and Recreation will host a cardboard boat regatta at Wickham Park on March 4th 9am to 2 pm.  Show your creative ingenuity by making a boat out of only cardboard and duct tape.  Two person teams will race for prizes and bragging rights.  There will even be awards for "Most Epic Sinking".  Family friendly fun!  

FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY YOUTH MAKING RIPPLES FILM FESTIVAL

 03/16/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 Gleason Performing Arts Centera free event showcasing the local film entries.  Displays and current research will be on display.

Over time, women have made measurable strides in the fight for equality. Issues include the right to be free from sexual violence, the right to vote and hold public office, legal rights for property or family law and in the workplace, rights to fair wages and equal pay, rights to education and reproductive rights - the list goes on.

 

Saturday March 11 6:00 PM This year’s Old Florida theme will take place on the charming South Tropical Trail property of 2007 alumni parents, Ed and Cheryl Scott. Mr. Scott is also a former Holy Trinity trustee. The evening will begin at twilight beneath the twinkling stars, mossy oaks and palm trees with the warm breeze off the Intracoastal Waterway. Sights, sounds and tastes from the Old Florida will warm your hearts along with the great cause that brings us all together.

      March 2 & 3, 2017

Special Guest: Elizabeth Semmelhack, Senior Curator at the Bata Shoe Museum
Honorary Chair: Rita Moreno

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