Dione Rigsby has joined Nexstar Broadcasting as vice president of technology, effective immediately. In his new role, Rigsby will oversee the ongoing integration of Inergize Digital, which Nexstar acquired from Newport Television last year.

Rigsby joins Nexstar from Newport Television, where he was responsible for corporate technology and technical resources related to television operations and the Ingerize Digital platform, among other things. He worked from 2008-12 as chief technology officer, vice president and director of engineering and general manager of Newport Technical Operations Center.

“Dione has an impressive industry background with extensive experience in managing technology operations, information systems and complex application development and deployment,” Nexstar SVP of station operations Blake Russell said in a statement. “Dione‚Äôs appointment will support our goals for both expanding our revenue channels and driving efficiencies throughout the organization.”