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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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  • Visit Danville: Old Forge Brewing Company

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  • Visit Danville: Abigail House Bed and Breakfast

    When visiting Danville look no further for top-notch accommodations.   Abigail House Bed & Breakfast is the perfect combination of charm and comfort.  We sit down for tea with the owner of the historic home of Abigail Geisinger.                                                

  • Visit Danville: Valentine’s Gift Basket

    Visit  Scott’s Floral and Gift and see how to put together a flower basket for your Valentine that is filled with much more than blooms.

  • Seafood Paella at Camelot Restaurant

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  • Dunmore Candy Kitchen

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  • A Visit to Sasha’s Canine Bakery

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  • T & L Pierogies

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  • Holiday Foods and Cocktails

    We visit Clarks Summit’s Ryan Fonash, sommelier from Vintage Imports, who demonstrates how to prepare a sumptuous Ricotta Cheese Crostini Appetizer, unique holiday cocktails, and choosing perfect wines for your celebration. You may email ryan at: rfonash@vntgimports.com Ricotta Recipe: 4C good quality whole milk 2C good quality heavy cream dash salt 4T lemon juice (meyer lemon preferred) Combine milk, cream, and salt in heavy saucepan. Heat over medium-high heat, stirring to make sure you don’t have any scorching on the bottom. […]

  • Decorative Ribbon Snowman

    Jackie Lewandoski checks in with Keen’s Floral Outlet in Scranton, where Wendy creates the most adorable snowman door hanging for the winter season.  

  • Christmas Cakes

    Impress your friends and family for the holidays with some festive cake decorating ideas from Minooka Pastry.

  • A Cape May Christmas: A Fresh Holiday Wreath

    Paul and Jackie join a class at the Cape Winds Florist shop to make a festive holiday wreath with fresh greens.


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