National and International Media Coverage

The discovery and analysis of the chancel burials in Jamestown's 1608 Church received a significant amount of media coverage following the press announcement on July 28, 2015. Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation President Dr. James Horn spoke with Jeffrey Brown on PBS NewsHour on July 29 about the research. Expand the links below to read, watch, and hear some of the other stories about the findings.

BBC News, "Remains of English Jamestown colony leaders discovered," July 28, 2015

NPR: all things considered, July 28, 2015

Smithsonian Magazine, “New Jamestown Discovery Reveals the Identities of Four Prominent Settlers” July 28, 2015

CBS: CBS Evening News, July 29, 2015

The New York Times, “Unearthing Jamestown’s Leaders, and a Mystery,” July 29, 2015

The Wall Street Journal, “Tomb of the Now Known: Jamestown Settlers Identified After 400 Years,” July 29, 2015

Washington Post, “Jamestown excavation unearths four bodies — and a mystery in a small box,” July 29, 2015

CNN, "Skeletons of early elite settlers found at historic Jamestown site," July 30, 2015

Fox News, July 30, 2015

Local Media Coverage

WYDaily (Williamsburg & Yorktown), “Jamestown Discovery: Graves of Four Founders Unearthed July 28, 2015

Daily Press (Hampton Roads), "Four Jamestown remains identified as settlement founders," July 29, 2015

WTKR Channel 3 (Hampton Roads), July 29, 2015

WTVR Channel 6 (Richmond), July 29, 2015

The Tide Radio (Williamsburg & Yorktown), July 29, 2015

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WVEC Channel 13 (Hampton Roads), July 29, 2015