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.

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The Studio at BAC’s Performing Arts ShowcaseOctober 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 amFree

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) classes from Brevard Public Schools will participate in The Studio at Brevard Achievement Center’s (BAC) 6th annual Performing Arts Showcase. Among the group also will be adults with disabilities from BAC’s Adult Day Training program.

A chance to gaze into the future with experts in the fields of meterology, chemistry, space science and so much more as Evans Library presents another in their series; "Library After Hours".  

2058: A Look Into The Future

Friday, September 28, 2018
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Evans Library, First Floor

On the 60th Anniversary of Florida Tech, join us for an evening gazing 40 years into the future to Florida Tech's 100th Anniversary.
Talks by FIT professors in Science, Technology and the Arts.

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. You can enjoy unlimited tastings with your ticket to the event. Find a new favorite brew this October.

Rocky Water Brew Fest is an opportunity for you to taste a collection of the finest craft beer from breweries all over the State of Florida.

Save the Date to join us for a magical Evening of Arts! 

 

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