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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    2016 Bloomsburg Fair Part 2

    Join Home and Backyard for a visit to the Bloomsburg Fair.

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    Canning 101- Corn Relish

    We visit Gail of Canned Classics where she shows how she cans her fabulous Corn Relish.  (Recipe not available, proprietary)

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    Happy Fall! Making Pumpkin Bars

    Fall is officially here and Jackie Lewandoski welcomes the season with a visit to Rohrbach’s Farm Market and Bakery in Catawissa.  Get the recipe for their perfect pumpkin bars that hit the spot for an autumn appetite. Pumpkin Bars-Rohrbach’s Farm Market and Bakery 2 C Flour 2 t Baking Powder 2 t Cinnamon 1 t Baking Soda 1 t salt 2 C Pumpkin 4 Eggs 1 1/2 C Sugar 1 C Oil Beat eggs, pumpkin, sugar & oil. Mix well. […]

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    Welcoming Outdoor Fall Decor

    Keith Phelps of Inspired Designs creates a welcoming outdoor fall arrangement that will last through the winter season!

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    Fall Decorating Ideas

    Jackie Lewandoski visits the Decorating Center in Mifflinburg for great ideas for fall decorating.

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    Wonderful Wreaths and More

    Wonderful is a hip new art studio in Moscow, that is not only a great place to create, but a fun place to shop too.   Owner- artist Kelly Davies shows us how to create wreaths with burlap for the fall.

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    Et Tu Restaurant: Paella and a Mut-tini

    Danville is home to a mediterranean inspired restaurant Et Tu Bistro.  Jackie Lewandoski stops in to see the chef prepare his delicious Paella.  Plus, see how their mixologist makes a “mut-tini” as part of a fundraiser to help our furry friends. Spanish Paella Serving Size- 2 People Ingredients: 1 Spanish Onion-Small Diced                          6 Shrimp                                                                                        1 Pinch Saffron 1 Red Pepper-Small Diced                                 10 Clams/Mussels                                                                    ½ Tsp Cayenne Pepper 2 Ribs Celery-Small Diced                                  3 Links Spanish Chorizo-Cooked & Sliced                                    ½ Tsp Crushed Red […]

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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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    Fabulous Fall Arrangements by Raisa

    We visit floral designer Raisa of Distinctively Raisa where she turns to nature make lovely one of a kind arrangements for your homes.

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    Yes It’s Pool-time!

    “September is pool-time” says Dr. Feelgoode’s.  There’s no better time to put in a pool for next year than right now.  See some of the newest pools available.

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    End of Summer Decor

    Check out the latest end of summer decor for you home from Inspired Design by Kieth Phelps. 

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    Pottery in Lewisburg

    Jackie Lewandoski visits the Erin Yust Brown Studio in Lewisburg, where she creates her unique style of pottery.