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.


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    A Cullinary Trip Down the Jersey Shore

    From Asbury Park to Cape May, eat your way down the Jersey Shore with author Deborah Smith’s new cookbook called The Jersey Shore Cookbook.  Jackie Lewandoski catches up the author of this delightful book of restaurants and recipes.

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    Jersey Shore: Black Sea Bass with White Peach Tomato and Basil Salsa

    Jackie Lewandoski visits Shore Fresh Seafood, where the chef cooks up a recipe for Black Sea Bass with White Peach, Tomato and Basil Salsa featured in the Jersey Shore Cookbook by Deborah Smith. 2 limes 2 cups Jersey White Peaches pitted and cut up. 1 large Jersey tomato peeled seeded and sliced 2 cloves garlic peeled and chopped 20 leaves fresh basil hand torn plus whole for garnish 1 tablespoon honey salt Ground Black Pepper 4  4-6 ounce skin on […]

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    Jersey Shore Seafood Co-op: Fresh Fish From Ocean to Table

    Visit one of several seafood co-operatives along the Jersey Coast.   This one is in Point Pleasant Beach attached to Shore Fresh Seafood.  We take you on the boat to the docks as the fresh seafood is unloaded ready to go to market.

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    Bistro on the Avenue – Chilean Sea Bass

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    Van Gorder’s Furniture- 80 Years of History in Honesdale

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    Keeping your Ornamental Grasses Healthy, Beautiful and Full

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    Spring Cleaning: Keeping Your Vacuum in Tip Top Shape

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    Milk Braised Crispy Pork Chops with Black Pepper Fettucine

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    Making Hand Poured Candles/Middleburg Heritage Festival

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