Jarod has worked in broadcasting, media and content creation for over 20 years. In 2011, he took a chance and went all in as a co-founder of Spiracle Media. Since its inception, Jarod has been pivotal in managing partnerships and driving creative growth.
He is a firm believer that you should pursue personal aspirations and also maintains that some of the best opportunities find you. Jarod never envisioned a career in broadcasting or as a business owner, but is thrilled to get to pursue both, and enjoys the relationships that come with each opportunity.
“What sets Spiracle Media apart from others in the space is that we combine our skillset as storytellers and subject matter experts with our belief in being a true partner. ”
Spiracle Media was recognized in 2018, 2019 and 2020 as one of the Best Places to Work in Charlotte and as a Fast 50 company by the Charlotte Business Journal. The team has also won a variety of national awards for video storytelling.
Jarod graduated from Walsh University in North Canton, OH, with a degree in Corporate Communication and participated in the Washington Center for Internships as a Senior, working at both the White House and Capitol. He is a graduate of the SBA Emerging Leaders Program and completed the Harvard Business School’s Management Development Program offered at Queens University of Charlotte. He’s also a member of the Charlotte Business Journal Leadership Trust.
Jarod is a native of Johnstown, PA, and currently resides in Harrisburg, NC, with his wife Jacie and three children; Judson, Landon, and Charis. He’s still active in sports broadcasting as the play-by-play voice of the Davidson College Men’s basketball radio network and enjoys reading, playing guitar and working out. He is semi-retired from golf and softball, but is considering a comeback in both sports.