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.

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4:02 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

BTAN Provides HIV/Aids Education to the Community

Understanding and knowledge are the keys to HIV/Aids treatment and prevention.  BTAN is a local group that provides organizations with the facts to better understand HIV/Aids.  With the multitude of HIV/Aids myths that are circulating, BTAN's factual approach to educating the community is a welcome service by many groups, schools, churches and families.    To find out more contact Yvette Torres 321 745-7912.

Anyone Can Get HIV

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3:36 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Recycling Hazardous Household Waste

Got paint, oil or pool chemicals and don't know what to do with them?  Brevard County Waste Management can help.  Citizens can drop off and sometimes exchange household chemicals at 3 waste management facilities in Brevard.  Keep these items out of the landfill and reduce the chance of contamination by taking your household hazardous waste to County collection drop off points.  More about recycling.

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Podcasts
8:47 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Scott Center for Autism Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary with Open House October 4th

The Scott Center for Autism Treatment celebrates its 5th anniversary with an open house Saturday October 4th.  Free and open to the public, the event will feature food, crafts from Foosaner Art Museum, a bounce house and a host of health pre-screenings for children and adults.  For more information, visit www.thescottcenter.org or call (321) 674-8106

The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Scott Center, 150 W. University Blvd. on Florida Tech’s Melbourne campus. It is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

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Station Announcement
12:18 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

Vintage 8 Track Player & Tapes-$500 Pledge Now!

Pristine Condition Pioneer 8 Track Player & Recorder Plus Tapes

Only one available- 8 Track Player-Recorder plus tapes for $500 pledge to support this station on the last day of our fund drive.  Titles in this collection include: James Taylor, Santana, Peter Frampton, Doobie Brothers, Beach Boys, Cat Stevens, Moody Blues, Age of Aquarius, Richard Betts, America, Carole King, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan, Phoebe Snow, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Crosby Stills, Nash and Young, Concert for Bangladesh, Beatles, Moby Grape and more! Pledge now $500 will get you this vintage collection along with a pristine, Pioneer player, recorder.

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10:22 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Adopt Me-Super Sweet-Pebbles-Microchip Your Pet

Pebbles is looking for a forever family!

Pebbles is a 6 month old Domestic Short hair spayed cat.  She is a sweet lap cat with a good purring mechanism.  She is looking for a forever home and you can see her at the Central Brevard Humane Society!

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