CNS TV Syrian Asylum: Syrian Journalist Says Refugees Just Want Second Chance WASHINGTON, D.C. — A former Syrian journalist, now safe in the D.C. area after escaping his war-torn home, knows only too well how difficult the journey can be to safe haven in the United States. Share this:Tweet Stephen Pimpo Jr. Stephen Pimpo Jr. is a multimedia journalist in the Capital News Service broadcast bureau. He has previously worked as a sportscaster for Capital News Service. Stephen has interned at Sirius XM Radio and The Baltimore Sun. He has also worked for The Annapolis Capital, NCAA.com and Monumental Sports & Entertainment He can be found on Twitter@unitastheraven and LinkedIn.