As Chief of The Presidential Close-in Photographers Office (PCPO), Mr. Carual is in charge of designating photographers in his office to cover the President's Activities.
also supervises the release of photos taken during the coverage to different Media Organizations.
The photos taken by the PCPO are being released daily to all the National and Provincial-based publications throughout the country.
Aside from local publications, photos taken by the PCPO are also seeing print in International
Jerry Carual during an assignment in Rome, Italy
publications especially in the 300 Filipino Community newspapers all over the world.
Aside from assigning photographers to do the coverage, He also sees to it that he personally covers the President's Local and Foreign trips being her personal close-in photographer.
The President's foreign trips had brought him to different parts of the world and others.
These trips have given him a wide array of experience especially on how further enhances his
job as a news photographer.
Prior to his appointment by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to his present post, Mr. Carual has also held various jobs, mostly as a member of the working press.