WFIT

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

The free event will feature faculty, students and professional musicians.  Rock, pop, jazz, contemporary classical and so much more.  Monday February 26th 7 pm at the Gleason Performing Arts Center on the FL Tech campus.

Special Preview of the First Indian River Lagoon Report Cardby Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition DATE AND TIME

Thu, February 22, 2018

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST

Celebrate the First Amendment with Free Speech Week.

This year’s Free Speech Week celebration spans four days—Feb. 20-23.

  The SCPA is delighted to present Alan Grayson, three-term Congressman

of the 9th District of Florida, as he shares his “American Insight” on:

 • the present state of our country

• what it means to be a Progressive

• the “Reality” of Donald Trump’s

Presidency

• our role in protecting the

democracy that we all cherish

 

A summa cum laude Harvard graduate in economics (Phi Beta

Kappa), a Jurisdoctorate magna cum laude, and further educational

accomplishments in Public Policy, Government and Gerontology, he

 

You are invited to Florida Tech’s third annual African American Read-In on Friday, Feb. 9, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Evans Library. Join us in honoring African-American authors, poets, singers, and musicians whose works have enriched America. The community is invited to attend and participate! Free and open to the public.

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