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.

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 Check Up On The Late Summer Herb and Annual Planters

    Most flower gardens bursting with color and are at their peak this month.  Paul Epsom shows off the herb planters and annual container gardens he planted in spring.  Get ready for amazing before and after displays.

  • Picture Perfect for August 17th, 2019

    Here is Mike Stevens with your Picture Perfect for 8-17-2019.

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  • Lobster Mac N Cheese by River Grille

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  • Hometown History: The French Azilum

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  • Patio Paradise Contest Drawing

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  • Weed of the Week for August 3rd, 2019

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