Katie Bain is the director of Billboard Dance, where she oversees coverage of the wide, wild world of dance and electronic music. She also loves pop, classic rock and hip-hop, and her <em>Billboard</em> cover stories include The Weeknd, Justin Bieber and Swedish House Mafia. Based in Los Angeles and originally from small-town Wisconsin, Katie has a journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and has reported stories in more than a dozen countries. She previously was senior editor at <em>Beatport News</em>, an editor at international festival producer Insomniac Events and senior music writer at <em>LA Weekly</em>. Her work has appeared in outlets including <em>The Guardian</em>, <em>Vice</em>, <em>Flaunt</em> and <em>RBMA</em>. She loves Bruce Springsteen, Burning Man and the Green Bay Packers in equal measure.