Jacqueline Lewandoski was born and raised in northeast Pennsylvania. Her family resided in Duryea where she attended grade school with her brother. Jackie graduated from Seton Catholic High School in Pittston, and went to King s College in Wilkes-Barre where she earned a B.S. in Communications. She later a received a Master s Degree in Human Resources from the University of Scranton.

Jackie began her career in broadcasting working as a Master Control Operator at WVIA-TV in Plains. Shortly after, she was hired at WNEP-TV as a weekend camera operator. Then she took a position in the promotion department and became the Promotion Manager in 1989.

Jackie began working on the WNEP s Home and Backyard program in 1994. She and her husband David came up with the idea for the show. Jackie resigned from her Promotion Manager position in 2002 and currently works as an on air host for local programming at the station.

She enjoys gardening, reading, decorating and spending time with her family and friends. Jackie resides in Lackawanna County with her husband and son.

Recent Articles
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    Shrimp Over Rice Pilaf

    Sarah Street Grill in Stroudsburg is a great place to meet friends, have a drink and a delicious meal.  Chef Robert Peoplesdorph prepares his amazing Shrimp over Rice Pilaf.

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    Twig Leaf Flower bath soak

    Rebecca Nicely is an aromatherapist and master herbalist.  She created a fantastic line of holistic bath and body products called Twig Leaf Flower.  She shows us how to make a de-stressing bath soak.   You can find Twig Leaf Flower products at Ye Olde Clock and Gift Shoppe in Dallas, or by clicking the link above.

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    Bason’s Coffee Roasting 101

    A cuppa Joe, java, caffeine fix …no matter what you call it,  Americans love their coffee.  Jackie Lewandoski visits Bason Coffee Roasting in Danville to learn the basics of coffee roasting.  

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    Le Manhattan Bistro Fabulous and French

    Jackie Lewandoski visits Le Manhattan Bistro, an authentic French restaurant in Wilkes-Barre.   Watch as Chef Gwen creates a Duck Confit.

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    Shimmering Snowman Winter Wreath

    Jackie Lewandoski visits Brea Toth of Creative Sisters to see how she crafts a colorful burlap winter wreath for you door.

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    Look Back at 2015 Jackie’s Favorite

    Jackie Lewandoski takes look at some of her favorite stories of 2015.

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    Best of Jackie And Paul 2015

    Jackie Lewandoski and Paul Epsom look back on some of the stories they’ve done together in 2015.

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    Home and Backyard Christmas: Koziar’s Christmas Village

    Take a holiday stroll through the magical light extravaganza that is Koziar’s Christmas Village in Bernville PA.

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    Home and Backyard Christmas: The Millworks Restaurant

    Visit Harrisburg’s newest eatery, The Millworks, where they create not only fabulous farm to table fare but unique pizzas for all tastes.

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    A Holiday Dessert by The Baklava Lady

    She bakes all her desserts with an extra cup of love.    Tina Profka is the Baklava Lady and she shows us how to make this perfect holiday treat.  The Baklava Lady will be taking orders for the holidays. Baklava: filling and syrup are separate 1 package Phylo dough 1 1/2 sticks of melted butter pastry brush cookie sheet with deep lip filling: MIX ALL IN BOWL AND KEEP ON SIDE 1/2 cup sugar 2 cp chopped nuts few dashes […]

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    Tip: Wine for the Holidays

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    Christmas Morning French Toast Casserole

    Christina Hitchcock of the award-winning food blog, It’s a Keeper prepares a sumptuous Cinnamon Streusel French Toast Casserole for Christmas morning breakfast.


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