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

  Conradina Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society hosts their 2016 Florida Native Plant Tour Saturday October 15th. 10 am - 4 pm.  This year's yard tour includes four homes a business and a church.  More info

Calling all walkers and runners, join WFIT’s team for the Homecoming 5k October 13th in downtown Melbourne.  Help kick off FL Tech’s Homecoming festivities with a 5k run/walk.  Awesome tech shirts, goody bags, and a post-race party at Meg's with food, drinks, and live entertainment!  Everyone who joins WFIT’s team will also get additional perks-some cool WFIT swag!  Participation is the key!  You don't have to be Marathon Man-to join the WFIT team.    Sign up   Be sure to join the WFIT team when you register!

  Rocky Water Brew Fest is presented to you by the Eau Gallie Rotary Club. Rocky Water is an event that will bring together some of the best breweries in Florida.

Support WFIT with your pledge of $500 and you and a friend will be our guest for lunch and to be part of a live interview with Judy Collins and FM Odyssey host, Fred Migliore on October 28th.  A once in a lifetime opportunity to meet internationally acclaimed Judy Collins for a lunch date, sit in on a live studio interview and receive an autographed copy of her latest CD SILVER SKIES BLUE .

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