Jarod began at KEDM as a student forecaster in the University of Louisiana at Monroe Atmospheric Sciences program. He was part of the ULM Hurricane Evaluation at Land Project for Science group in 2005, which contributed to field studies for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Jarod holds three Associated Press awards for Best Weathercast. For his coverage of Hurricane Gustav in 2006, Floyd was awarded a 2008 Louisiana Associated Press 3rd Place award for Breaking Weather.
In June 2006, Floyd was hired as the weekend meteorologist at West Monroe’s KTVE/KARD. Two weeks later, Floyd became the station’s morning meteorologist. In April 2008, Floyd was promoted to the position of Chief Meteorologist at KTVE/KARD, and in July of 2014 to News Anchor.