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
  • Building the Perfect Dog House with the Susquehanna Career Technology Center Students

      We visit the students at the Susquehanna County Career Technology Center who are learning to construct dog houses.  They show us the their quality craftmanship and tell us how the sale of the dog houses are going to help a good cause.

  • Motion Furniture Mania with the Factory

    Motion furniture is the ultimate in comfort in a family room or den.  It allows the option of reclining plus head and neck support.  We visit The Factory to check out a new line of motion furniture that can offer custom comfort for each person in the family.  The can also offer complete custom design for furniture arms, legs, seating back and fabric.

  • Pumpking Topiaries by Creative Sisters

    The Creative Sisters always have beautiful seasonal decor ideas to share.  They create an elegant pumpkin topiary that works indoors or outdoors for the fall season.

  • Hard Cider by Civil War Cider

    Hard ciders have been made for centuries.  Jackie Lewandoski travels to Lewisburg to visit Civil War Cider, a hard cider bar with a variety of ciders on tap made on the premises.  These ciders are produced naturally, the way they were back in the Civil War days.  They explain the process of this traditional drink.

  • Pumpkin Glamming with Creekside Gardens

    Creekside Gardens always has fun events for the community to enjoy!  For Halloween, they offer a pumpkin glamming event.  Jackie Lewandoski stops by to glam up a pumpkin or two!  People of all ages can sign up for this glitter and paint filled fabulous work shop.  They provide the materials.  You just have to show up to have a pumpkin good time!

  • Making Wine with Three Hammers Winery

    Paul visits Three Hammers Winery in Hawley to get a tour and sample some of their vintages. Three Hammers owners say winemaking is a craft that combines the skills of art and science. They aim to create something unique from an array of individual ingredients.  They believe it is that process and their attention to detail that is the source of quality.

  • Cinnamon Bun Griddle Cakes by Fork Street Bistro and Bakery

     Fork Street Bistro and Bakery  in Mount Pocono serves breakfast and lunch items all made from scratch.  Jackie stops by to check out their Cinnamon Bun Griddle Cakes! These delicious pancakes are especially perfect for a fall morning.

  • Fresh Parsley All Winter Long

    You don’t have to give up your fresh garden herbs after the first frost.  Paul shows you how to have fresh parsley throughout the late fall and winter season.

  • Bonsai Give It a Try

    Bonsai trees are a Japanese art form. They are the epitome of patience, technique and beauty.  Paul teaches us a bit about the beautiful bonsai!

  • Chicken Noodle Casserole It’s a Keeper!

    We are ready for comfort foods this time of year.  Jackie Lewandoski stops by to visit Christina Hitchcock of It is a Keeper who always has the perfect recipe that is so delicious and easy to prepare!  Check out her amazing Chicken Noodle Casserole

  • Pretty Pumpkin Window Boxes

    When autumn arrives and our flowers are either starting to die or are ruined by the first frost, our planters and window boxes no longer look good.  But there is no need to put them away!  Keith Phelps has a great idea for putting pumpkins and fall decor in your window boxes!  These festive designs can last all the way through November.

  • Weed of the Week: Ragweed

    The Ragweed plant’s pollen is a well known allergen.  Paul Epsom gives you important information on Ragweed and how to get it under control in your garden.

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