Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
University of Virginia
Stolberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in 1983.
Stolberg began her career as a reporter at Providence Journal Bulletin in 1983. Four years later she took the same position at Los Angeles Times.
Then in 1997 Sheryl joined The Times as a correspondent, covering science and health policy, and spent five years writing extensively on bioethics issues, including cloning, the death of a gene therapy patient, stem cell research and an experimental artificial heart. In 2002, Stolberg became a congressional correspondent and a White House correspondent in 2006 for The Times. Sheryl covered Congress and then the White House during the presidencies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
She was the mid-Atlantic bureau chief and focused on America’s cities, notably Baltimore, covering issues of race and policing surrounding the death of Freddie Gray. Stolberg returned to Capitol Hill to cover Congress in August 2017. Nowadays she served as a congressional correspondent for The Times.
Stolberg is married and has two daughters.