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
  • Tammy’s Stained Glass Treasures

    Jackie Lewandoski visits Tammy’s Stained Glass Treasures in Scranton to learn how to create a stained glass sun catcher, a beginner stained glass project.

  • Furniture Store Family Owned For Generations

    Jackie Lewandoski visits a good old fashioned full service furniture store called Benjamin T. Moyer Furniture in Sunbury.   This multigenerational store offers lovely unique quality made items.

  • 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show: Part 2

    Home and Backyard takes you to the Philadelphia Flower Show to see the lovely floral and landscape designs paying tribute to Holland and its people.

  • 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show: Part 3

    Visit Holland at during the PHS 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show!  Home and Backyard gets you a VIP ticket.

  • 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show: Part 1

    Home and Backyard takes a trip to the 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show.  This year’s theme:  Holland:  Flowering the World.  Enjoy the main exhibits of highlighting the Dutch culture and floral and landscaping design.

  • 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show: Part 4

    The Home and Backyard crew takes you to the Philadelphia Flower Show to get psyched for the warm months ahead with a look at Holland and all its wonders.

  • Makeup Tips for a Professional Photo

    Jackie Lewandoski visits national make up artist Fawn of Fawn Make up Studio and Spa for make up tips for your professional photo for your Linkedin, Facebook or business card profile.

  • Irish Soda Bread

    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Kitchen Chemistry in Stroudsburg.  We make a delicious Irish Soda bread with raisins. Recipes for Irish Soda Bread and Traditional Soda Bread Below: IRISH SODA BREAD RECIPE with Kitchen Chemistry 733 Main Street, Stroudsburg PA18360 570-730-4944 http://www.kitchen-chemistry.com Preheat oven to 350 degrees Soak 2 cups raisins in water (or whiskey.water mix) Strain Cream together:  8 oz Sour Cream and 1 Egg Blend:  3 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder + ½ teaspoon baking soda + 1 […]

  • Winter Skin Care by Fawn Monique

    We visit Fawn Make up Studio and Spa in East Stroudsburg to learn how to take care of dry winter skin.

  • Royal Scallops

    Main Street Grill in Lock Haven is a great location for amazing food and a fantastic bar with specialty drinks.  Watch as Chef Eli Valentin prepares his Royal Scallops recipe.(see below) For Filling: 8 oz.  lump crab 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1 small shallot diced 1 rib celery diced 1/4 cup mayo 2 tblsp. Parsley chopped juice of half a lemon salt pepper to taste mix all ingredients in bowl and set aside For Scallops: 6 sea scallops 1tsp butter […]

  • Amish Furniture

    The Factory: Lighting, Furniture, Patio in Dickson City and Wilkes-Barre, is home to a line of Amish Furniture that is constructed with the highest craftsmanship and ability to “customize.”  This furniture will be passed as an heirloom.  

  • Irem Clubhouse: Maryland Crab Cakes

    We visit the Irem Clubhouse in Dallas where the Chef prepares his delicious Maryland Crab Cakes.  These lump crab cakes are in an amazing lobster sauce.  The Irem Temple club house is open to the public for dining and special events. 1/2 c mayonnaise                                                  1 1/2 tsp Old Bay seasoning       1 lg egg, beaten                                                    1/2 lemon, juiced                       1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard                                         1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce     1/2 tsp. hot sauce                                                                                                                                    […]