Jules is the Head of Community of Rappler. A graduate of BA Public Administration and Master in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines-Diliman in 2014 and 2021, respectively, he started as a reporter for PTV-4 from 2012-2014, before serving as a TV Host for the same network from 2014 until 2020.
Jules was a student leader and a fellow of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative. He founded the National Alliance of Youth Leaders Inc. in 2014, which handles Tatak Botante, a voter education campaign. He also founded and led the 2030 Youth Force in the Philippines Inc. which advocates for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. He was recognized by the Quezon City Government in 2019 as a Local Outstanding Volunteer Awardee.
Prior to joining Rappler, he worked with the Asian Development Bank as a communications and stakeholder engagement coordinator for a mission with the National Economic and Development Authority.
At Rappler, Jules leads a dynamic team handling digital communications, civic engagement, membership, and partnerships.