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.

Pages

Podcasts
7:30 am
Mon February 17, 2014

MMB Presents Songs of the Silver Screen February 19th & 20th

A Night At The Movies - Municipal Band Concert - Free to Public!   Thrill to the magic of Tinsel Town. The characters and the music seem to leap off the screen. Hollywood always finds a way to put us under its spell. Let your imagination run wild as the band treats you to some of your all-time movie favorites. Our guest, Dr. Jaime Younkin, Assistant Professor and Head of the FIT Music Program will conduct Hollywood MilestonesMore Info

Stacy Cleveland, Conductor of the Melbourne Municipal Band and Dr. Jamie Younkin, Chair of the Music Department at FL Tech talk about the concert.

Date: Wednesday February 19th and Thursday February 20th
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Performing Group: Concert Band
Location: Melbourne Auditorium
Preshow: Florida Tech Music Ensemble, Doors open at 6:30 pm

Podcasts
7:30 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Suntree Challenge Partners with Brevard Pals in the Senior Open Pro-Am

Suntree Challenge Sunbelt Senior Open Pro-Am golf tournament February 24th -27th to benefit Pals of Brevard.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  A free golf clinic will be offered on Sunday the 23rd.  For more info

Joseph A. Werner of Brevard Pals and Brent Naylor, Head Golf Professional at Suntree Country Club discuss the upcoming tournament.

Podcasts
7:30 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Our Lady Of Grace Heritage Festival

Another chance to broaden your cultural horizons, Our Lady of Grace presents the 14th annual Heritage Festival February 21st through the 23rd.

Rides, face painting, ethnic foods, beer and wine, entertainment, basket drawings, vendors and the Heritage Mass & Taste of Grace are all part of the weekend. Admission is free; the cost of rides and food vary.

The festival will take place Friday through Sunday:

Friday: 5pm-10pm

Saturday: 12pm-10pm

Read more
Podcasts
8:43 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Florida Tech's International Fest February 22nd

Cultural enlightenment, fun, food, music, dancing and much more at FL Tech's International Fest Saturday February 22nd at the Panthereum on the FL Tech campus-FREE

Read more
Podcasts
7:30 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Space Coast Progressive Alliance Discussion About Indian River Lagoon

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance hosts a discussion about the "Indian River Lagoon: What We Know and What We Don't Know"  Thursday, February 13th, at 6:30 pm at the Front Street Civic Center. This discussion is free and open to the public.

Read more

Pages