Melinda Watts is a Sacramento-based Family, Lifestyle & Travel creator who is also a worship leader who ministers the Gospel of Christ through her music ministry at large. Known for her voice and song, Melinda is also known for creating daily “pep-talks you didn’t know you needed,” Melinda has become the first person many aspiring women want to hear from every day. Melinda is the co-worship Pastor at Midtown Church based in Sacramento California. She has been nominated for several Dove and Stellar awards with her impactful writing and musical offerings in worship. She is a sought-after worship leader for churches and conferences across the country. As a wife and mother, she champions the message of waking in your truth, the power of story, self-care, and purpose.
Melinda earned an undergraduate degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Rutgers University and her Master’s degree in Education from Sacramento State University. As a former High School teacher, Melinda has an insightful way of blending her academic expertise, personal story, and professional experience to encourage others in finding their purpose. Representing New Jersey, but based in Sacramento, CA, Melinda is a master at turning life’s toughest lessons into blessings and helping others do the same. Her brand media features include Pampers, Target, Walmart, BET, MTV Essence, SELF, Well + Good, a host of podcasts, and other publications. Melinda offers inspiration, encouraging messages, and daily pep talks on her engaging Instagram account where she partners with distinguished brands all throughout the year.She lives in Sacramento, CA, where she is wife to William, and mother to Lyric, Honour Smile, Freedom Song, and Power Chayil.