Jackie Lewandoski

Home & Backyard

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

  • A Culinary Home Run at the RailRiders at PNC Field

    Posted on: 9:00 am, April 12, 2014, by , updated on: 06:26pm, April 11, 2014

    Jackie Lewandoski takes you on a culinary tour of all the new fabulous fresh foods you can find at the...
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  • Matzah Brei for Passover

    Posted on: 9:00 am, April 12, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:26am, April 14, 2014

    Newswatch 16′s Lara Greenberg prepares a Matzah Brei for Passover Seder. Serves: 3 6 sheets of Matzah 3 eggs ½...
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  • She’s a Direct Descendant of a Salem “Witch”

    Posted on: 9:00 am, April 12, 2014, by , updated on: 05:47pm, April 11, 2014

    Meet Donna Ward of Union County,  she is a direct descendant of Martha Carrier a woman hung at the Salem...
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  • Easter Tablescape by John Mackey

    Posted on: 9:00 am, April 5, 2014, by , updated on: 01:42pm, April 4, 2014

    Jackie Lewandoski visits John Mackey for a colorful idea for your Passover or Easter table setting.
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  • Tea Pot Bird Feeder

    Posted on: 9:00 am, March 29, 2014, by , updated on: 02:39pm, March 28, 2014

    Visit Sue Guzik of Fly Me Home,  hand-made and upcycled decor and see how she takes an old teapot and...
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  • Rustic Apple Pie

    Posted on: 9:00 am, March 29, 2014, by , updated on: 02:42pm, March 28, 2014

    Award winning food blogger Christina Hitchcock of It is a Keeper puts a new twist on a rustic apple pie...
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  • Schnitzel Style Breaded Berkshire Pork Dish

    Posted on: 9:00 am, March 22, 2014, by , updated on: 11:54am, March 21, 2014

    Get a taste of “Fire and Ice on Toby Creek” when Chef Gary Edwards prepares a spring dish of  Schnitzel Style...
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  • Spring Gardens In Bloom

    Posted on: 9:00 am, March 22, 2014, by , updated on: 11:54am, March 21, 2014

    Take a tour of the indoor spring garden with Keith Phelps of Country Farm and Home.  Meander through the walkways...
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  • Early Spring Seed Planting – Follow the Progress!

    Posted on: 9:00 am, March 22, 2014, by , updated on: 11:53am, March 21, 2014

    See an easy way to plant your vegetable seeds with Keith Phelps. We’ll follow the progress on our Facebook page!
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  • 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show: Butterfly House

    Posted on: 9:00 am, March 15, 2014, by , updated on: 04:12pm, March 14, 2014

    The 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show featured an amazing butterfly house, called the Butterfly Experience.  Step inside this winged wonderland where you...
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  • 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show: Make and Take

    Posted on: 9:00 am, March 15, 2014, by , updated on: 04:00pm, March 14, 2014

    The 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show offered a way for attendees to “create” a floral art piece of their own to take home.  Jackie...
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  • 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show: Horticort Plant Judging

    Posted on: 9:00 am, March 15, 2014, by , updated on: 03:52pm, March 14, 2014

    The Philadelphia Flower Show opens up many competitions to amateur gardeners.  Keith Phelps shows you some of the winners of this...
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