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

Please join us Thursday, September 6th, at 6:30 p.m. for a powerful examination of the environmental damage that has already been done -- and recovery efforts underway -- for our Indian River Lagoon, our beautiful Florida, our nation and our planet.

The Space Coast offers more engineering talent per capita than anywhere else in the United States, which means we get together to solve real problems better than anyone else in the country.

 Take Stock in Children's 6th Annual Reach for the Stars Gala

SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 @ 6:30PM — 9:30PM  Tickets, Sponsorship and info

The arts are a solid investment: Fla has a $4.7B nonprofit arts & culture industry that annually generates a $9 to $1 return to local & state govt. treasuries. Learn where your candidates stand on the arts & vote!

Should shark fishing on Florida beaches be restricted?

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking for comments on shore-based shark fishing regulations during an open public workshop meeting

on Monday, August 27 6pm at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Hotel. WFIT spoke to Jim Simmons, mayor of Melbourne Beach, lifelong surfer and ocean lover

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