Lloyd Wright has more than three decades of experience in public service media. In his current role as President and CEO of WFYI Public Media in Indianapolis, Wright oversees Indiana's flagship PBS and NPR member stations, which include WFYI Productions – a full service media production facility; WFYI's Learning Services; Indiana Reading and Information Services (IRIS) – a free service for Indiana's reading impaired, as well as the WFYI Foundation.
The longest-serving station manager in Indianapolis, Wright first joined WFYI in 1988 as Director of Program Production. The following year, he was appointed WFYI's President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his arrival at WFYI, Wright served for six years as Broadcast Operations Manager of WTTW (Chicago), was Producer/Director/Writer for the Indiana University News Bureau and Director of Instructional Broadcasting for the Indiana Department of Education.
Under Wright's leadership, WFYI Public Media relocated in 2008 to a state-of-the-art facility along "Broadcast Row" near downtown Indianapolis, and successfully completed the first phase of its Campaign for the Future, raising $20.2 million.
Wright presently serves on the PBS Board of Directors, and is Chair of the Board of Directors of National Datacast, Inc., a subsidiary of PBS. He also serves as chair of the Public Television Major Market Group (PTMMG), a consortium comprised of the public television stations in the 30 largest media markets in the nation.
Wright is a graduate of Indiana University, and the proud father of three children.