Laura T. Coffey is a writer, editor and producer for the website of the TODAY Show, TODAY.com. She also is working on her first book, “MY OLD DOG: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts,” due to be published in Fall 2015 by New World Library.

A journalist with more than two decades of experience, she has written and edited for msnbc.com (now NBCNews.com), the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The San Diego Union-Tribune, The Prague Post in the Czech Republic, the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, the Peninsula Clarion in Alaska and the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times) in Florida. She wrote a column called “10 Tips for Keeping Your Money in Your Wallet” for msnbc.com, TODAY.com and the St. Petersburg Times for many years.

Laura lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Michael, their son, Tyler, their two dogs, Frida and Manny, and their giant cat, Diego. She can be reached at laura@tentips.org.