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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2:45 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Brevard Government Center, Sept. 30th

Photo by Tim Shortt/Florida Today

Brevard County will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Tuesday, September 30th 10:30am - 2pm at the Brevard County Government Center in Viera. 

The event is free and open to the public and will feature a recognition of achievements, customs and legacies of Brevard County residents with roots in Latin America.  Food, Music, Festivities and more.  More information at 321 633-2003.

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2:42 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

CABE Golf Tournament October 5th at the Majors Golf Club

Florida Tech's Collegiate Aviation Business Executives (CABE) hosts their first annual golf tournament October 5th at the Major's Golf Club- 8am shotgun start.  More information 321 302-3240.

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1:50 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Kickin' It For Hope October 5th

ZWM Foundation  hosts their 2nd annual Kickin' It For Hope fundraiser on October 5th at Rodes Park.  Learn more

The ZWM Foundation helps children with disabilities in Brevard County through the purchase of life improving devices and other necessities.

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7:30 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Tuxes and Tails Fundraiser for Humane Society August 23rd

Don't miss this great event to benefit the Central Brevard Humane Society.  Stroll down the Catnip Carpet and enjoy Barkaritas and Pawtinis.  Food, live entertainment, silent and live auction, dancing and more.  Get your tickets now!

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7:30 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Rocky Water Brew Fest September 19-20 to Benefit Eau Gallie Rotary

Eau Gallie Rotary has teamed up with Intra Coastal Brewing Company to host the Rocky Water Brew Fest.  Proceeds of the event will benefit the Rotary and their mission to transform your gifts into projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. 

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