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.

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June 12-16

John Reynolds Girls Basketball Elite Skills Camp

During this camp, players have the opportunity to practice basic fundamental skills, as well as learn more about strategy and various team offensive and defensive systems. Camp features award-winning coaches, 3-on-3 games, free camp T-shirts and individual evaluations.

Grades 7-12

June 19-21Girls Basketball Camp (Team)

Founded in 1952, Brevard’s Humane Society (Central Brevard Humane Society) is the community’s oldest established animal welfare organization. A “no kill for space” shelter, the Humane Society is dedicated to “speaking for those who cannot speak for themselves.” We educate the community on responsible pet ownership and the humane treatment of animals, advocate for spaying/neutering to reduce the homeless pet population and provide the best quality care to Brevard’s abandoned animals by placing them with responsible, caring owners in a new “forever” home.

Session 1 
June 19-20

Session 2 
June 26-29

Softball Camp

Up your student’s softball game with Florida Tech’s softball coach Val Silvestrini! This camp covers all fundamentals of the game including throwing, catching, fielding, hitting and all defensive positions. Students are assigned to different groups according to age and skill level. Beginners, intermediate and advanced players are encouraged to attend.

Ages 8-14

July 17-20 Softball Prospects Camp

2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Space Coast, FL

Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer's.

Saturday, September 23, 2017Event Details

Time: 
Registration at 8am 
Ceremony at 9am 
 Walk at 9:30am

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Route Length: 2 Miles

Speakers:

 

Rasha Mubarak - Central Florida Regional

Director at Council on American-Islamic

Relations, Florida, and President of Young

Democrats of Orange County

 

Mario Musil - Immigration Attorney, Viera

 

Isabel Sousa Rodriquez - Florida

Immigration Coalition Activist, Orlando

 

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by providing information on current immigration

and civil liberty issues, federal policies and rulings.

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