Jairo Bolledo is a multimedia reporter at Rappler covering justice, police, and crime. He previously covered the military and security, as well as the 2022 presidential campaign trails of former vice president Leni Robredo and labor leader Leody de Guzman.
He has been hosting Rappler's true crime podcast, Kriminal, since 2022.
Before joining Rappler, he ran the news desk at GMA News and Public Affairs’ mobile newscast, Stand for Truth. He also worked as a news producer for 24 Oras Weekend and as a program researcher for Bawal ang Pasaway kay Mareng Winnie and Investigative Documentaries.
Jairo currently teaches journalism and broadcasting at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, where he also graduated magna cum laude and university valedictorian. He also teaches at Saint Scholastica's College in Manila.
Aside from news, Jairo is interested in fashion, drag culture, and pageantry. When he's not working, Jairo is probably watching his favorite shows, playing video games with his family, or bonding with his dog.
Got tips? Reach him on Twitter via @jairojourno or email him at email@example.com.