Laurel Redington, community outreach director at MVYRADIO, has won first place in the category of feature news story at the Sound Bites Awards sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association. The segment originally aired in 2021 on MVYRADIO’s Sunday morning public affairs show, The Vineyard Current.

The award-winning piece is titled 9/11 — A Soldier’s Story. It features Ms. Redington speaking with veteran entrepreneurship advocate Tom Amenta, who spent five years as a member of the 75th Ranger regiment. The segment is archived on MVYRADIO’s website.

Ms. Redington has won similar awards in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. 

Awards were made in 19 categories to broadcast radio and television stations. The winners were announced at a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Framingham Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center.