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

  Outstanding Introduction to an Engineering CareerOffered by the Department of Civil Engineering at Florida Tech

Witness laboratory demonstrations and conduct well designed experiments in Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Ocean Engineering as well as Computer Science, Nanotechnology and Physics. Also learn about MATLAB, AutoCAD, and Pro Engineer.  More info

Have one-on-one meetings with department heads of engineering and other units.

Variety of subjects taught

2016 Art Camps

Foosaner Art Museum's unique summer art camps for kids emphasize learning through direct observation of art and thoughtful art activities designed by professional art instructors and inspired by current exhibitions and the permanent collection.   More info

Each of the summer art camps introduces students to the fundamental concepts of art and also to some of the ideas and practices behind modern art. Our instructors lead activities based on art currently on display in the gallery.

Foosaner Art Museum's unique summer art camps for kids emphasize learning through direct observation of art and thoughtful art activities designed by professional art instructors and inspired by current exhibitions and the permanent collection.  More info

Each of the summer art camps introduces students to the fundamental concepts of art and also to some of the ideas and practices behind modern art. Our instructors lead activities based on art currently on display in the gallery.

  Florida Tech to Hold
‘Celebration of the Bard’ Movies, Discussions Open to Public 

On the anniversary of his death 400 years ago, William Shakespeare is getting the Florida Tech treatment: high tech with a human touch.  From movies to social media to panel discussions, “Four-Ever Shakespeare: A Celebration of the Bard,” will take a multimedia approach to appreciating and understanding one of the English language’s greatest writers. The three-day celebration is organized by Florida Tech’s School of Arts and Communication and Evans Library.


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