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

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Mark your calendars, December 5th, 2015 is the date for the 4th Annual Ocean-Reef-Beach Festival to return to Pelican Beach Park! Celebrate the ocean lifestyle with us!

Here's your chance to compete in the ORB Video Contest!! The Ocean Reef Beach Festival 2015 will include a video contest and exhibition for the first time. If You have friends who might be interested in entering this contest !

In a partnership between the Melbourne Independant Film Festival and the Space Coast Symphony, the film Moving On will be scored live at an event at the Premier Oaks 10 Theater.  FL Tech, Alum, Paula King produced the film which will be scored by composer Ferne Franz on Saturday October 24th at 3 pm.

“Moving On” A Husband learns to love again after the unexpected death of his wife. Filmmaker Paulette King, Composer Ferne Tudor Franz

Saturday October 24th at Premier Oaks 10 Theater

3-5 p.m. Dynamic Duos

You are invited to attend Brevard Family Partnership’s inaugural Decades in Revue Lip Sync Battle!

On Saturday, October 24, 2015 the biggest stars of Brevard County will take the stage to perform and lip sync their favorite musical act from decades past. Inspired by the original Jimmy Fallon “Lip Sync Battle”, these lip sync battles will highlight our local star talent while raising money for a good cause!

Savor delectable cuisine from around the world without leaving campus!

This year, Panther Dining Hall presents a brand-new dinner series with an authentic international flair. Each month, Chef Jon and his culinary team bring you a jam packed bona fide regional menu. To ensure high-quality global dishes, each food has been taste tested and approved by international Florida Tech students and staff.

Entertainment, decor and authentic dress is a key component of the evening and is provided by the international students themselves.