MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Stephen Pimpo is a Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist for ABC24 Memphis and CW30 who joined the team in October 2022.
Stephen comes to Memphis from Maryland, where he grew up in the state capital of Annapolis. He graduated from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland in 2015, earning a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.
After college, Stephen worked as a general assignment reporter for the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, covering crime, politics and other local events. Stephen then spent several years as a digital journalist for WJLA-ABC7 in Washington DC, where he produced daily breaking news and creative web content as well as ran the station’s social media accounts.
Stephen made his on-air debut with KLEW-TV in Lewiston, Idaho in 2018. From 2018-2020, Stephen spent equal time as one of KLEW’s top news reporters as well as the station’s sports director.
Most recently, Stephen spent time in Mississippi as the lead reporter for WCBI News from 2020-2022. He covered everything from local crime and politics, tornados and the Jackson Water Crisis to relief efforts in Ukraine. He was recognized by the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters for both feature reporting and continuing coverage.
Stephen has covered the NFL, mass shootings, murder trials, social justice issues, the COVID-19 pandemic and had his work featured on ESPN and Good Morning America.
In his free time, Stephen can be found cheering on his Maryland Terrapins, Baltimore Ravens or enjoying a cigar and is excited to make Memphis his new home.