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

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Please Come To -- Vote Smart: Facts Matter Tour FeaturedWritten by  Team SCPA 

This event will be held Thursday, Oct. 11th, at 6:30 P.M. at VIERA HIGH SCHOOL , which is at 6103 Stadium Pkwy., Melbourne, FL 32940. This not our usual venue. It is just north of the Brevard Government Complex in Viera.

Sunday, October 14th 2018 • 3:00pm-6:00pmFront Street Park Civic Center, 2205 Front St, Melbourne, FL 32901

Sharing the Gift of Success. We will share client success stories, encourage purposeful networking, provide live entertainment, a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and wine.

This event will help support weVENTURE’s programs and services as we strive to elevate, connect and support women and entrepreneurs in our community.

Event is complementary, RSVPs here or by calling 321 674-7007

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Time: 5:30pm‐7:30pm
Where: The Hartley Room in the Denius Student Center
Florida Tech

Thank you for supporting weVENTURE and our clients!

SAVE THE DATE

October 18, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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