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 Hershey Christmas: The Sweetest Celebration

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 21, 2013, by , and , updated on: 10:37pm, December 20, 2013

    The beginning of “A Hershey Christmas”, a special edition of Home & Backyard on the Christmas in Hershey celebration, in...
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  • A Hershey Christmas: The Hershey Story

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 21, 2013, by and , updated on: 08:44pm, December 20, 2013

    You will be fascinated, inspired and filled with wonder as you explore the Museum Experience at The Hershey Story. Each...
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  • Wassall and Cranberry Grapefruit Punch

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 14, 2013, by , and , updated on: 05:02pm, December 13, 2013

    Newswatch 16′s Tom and Noreen Clark Share their recipe for Christmas Wassall  and Cranberry Grapefruit Punch  Wassall 1 gallon apple cider 3...
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  • Making Traditional Flan

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 14, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:05pm, December 13, 2013

    Newswatch 16′s Sofia Ojeda prepares a delicious Flan dessert for the holidays. Flan 6 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 13...
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  • Spritz and Cream Cheese Cookies

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 14, 2013, by , and , updated on: 05:00pm, December 13, 2013

    Join Newswatch 16′s Stacy Lange, her mom Amy, and Newswatch 16′s Lara Greenberg as they make delicious Spritz Cookies and Cream...
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  • Creating Your Own Winter Wonderland

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 7, 2013, by , updated on: 02:50pm, December 5, 2013

    Keith Phelps of Country Farm and Home makes a mini winter wonderland by using “instant” snow.
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  • Newberry’s Yard of Ale Drunken Goat Stuffed Meat Loaf

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 7, 2013, by , updated on: 02:51pm, December 5, 2013

    Visit Newberry’s Yard of Ale in Stroudsburg, where chef Justin Olimpaito prepares a sensational Drunken Goat Meat Loaf. The recipe...
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  • How to Un-stick that Stuck Honey

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 7, 2013, by , updated on: 02:48pm, December 5, 2013

    You’re craving a bit of honey in your tea, but the honey in your “squeezable honey bear” seems to have...
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  • A Magical Mantel for Christmas

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 7, 2013, by , updated on: 02:47pm, December 5, 2013

    Keith Phelps decorates his mantel for Christmas using greens, garland, and a bit of elf magic.
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  • Blue Stone Studio Pottery

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 7, 2013, by , updated on: 02:48pm, December 5, 2013

    Milford is the home to Blue Stone Studio.  See how David Greenbaum creates his beautiful and functional pieces.
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  • Pallman Farms Fresh Roasted Turkey

    Posted on: 9:00 am, November 16, 2013, by and , updated on: 01:17pm, November 15, 2013

    Pallman Farms in Clarks Summit has been providing fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving for four generations.  Beth Pallman shows how to...
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  • Jackie’s Thanksgiving Table Tips

    Posted on: 9:00 am, November 16, 2013, by and , updated on: 12:06pm, November 15, 2013

    Jackie has some tips for your Thanksgiving table setup!
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