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Mae Fesai is a FOX40 Morning News Anchor/Reporter and can be seen delivering the news bright and fresh Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. until 10 a.m.

Mae has covered hundreds of stories in the Sacramento area within a career that spans nearly 15 years. Mae worked hard to establish a strong understanding of what’s important to the people in the Northern California region by reporting live news events to packaging both local and national news stories including award winning and Emmy nominated series on jobs, women in politics, and the Olympics.

Mae graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from San Francisco State University in Health Science with a minor in Chemistry and she continues to work on her Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is a member of several organizations, including the Asian American Journalists Association.
Mae is married to a firefighter and together they support several charities, with a focus on organizations that support children and fire victims including the Firefighters Burn Institute, the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, and youth ministries at their church.

Mae and her husband have three children and enjoy extreme sports. Mae loves being in Sacramento because she calls it the perfect track to do all her sports which include motocross, ATV, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, running, water sports, and cruising around town on her motorcycle. Her favorite thing of all is reading to her kids at bedtime.


Recent Articles
  • The Debate on Kids and Gun Safety

    As gun violence continues to ring out in  homes and communities across our country it  complicates  the question. What is the right age to teach children about guns. To make matters even more tough for parents gun safety authorities say there is no one right answer. Mae talks to experts and parents to see how they feel.  

  • Kids Matter: Should Teens Get Summer Jobs?

    Mae talked to other parents about the pros and cons of teens working summer jobs.

  • 4th of July Cocktails with Healthy Habits Studio

    Rose Zahnn, owner of Healthy Habits Studio, shares festive, patriotic-themed drinks to celebrate this 4th of July. Smirnoff American Masterpiece Recipe 1 ounce Smirnoff Red White and Berry Vodka 1/2 bottle Smirnoff Ice 1/2 ounce blue curacao 1/2 ounce grenadine   Smirnoff Red, White and Berry Vodka Mojitos 1.5 ounces Smirnoff Red White and Berry Vodka 3 ounces soda water 1 ounce Lime Juice Mint, blueberry and strawberry garnish For more information on Healthy Habits’ events and nutrition programs, visit […]

  • West Sacramento Mayor Attends US Conference of Mayors

    West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon traveled to Miami for the 85th annual United States Conference of Mayors. The event is the one time of year where all the mayors of America gather to discuss topics ranging from climate change to immigration. Mayor Cabaldon will bring home a $25,000 check; West Sacramento won top honors in education and work force initiatives.   Kyle Dowd contributed to this report.

  • ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 14 Premieres

    Monday night marks the season 14 premiere of “So You Think You Can Dance” and Mary Murphy will return to guest judge and welcome the new dancers to the stage. The first episode will once again feature auditions from dancers ages 18 to 30. “So You Think You Can Dance” will air at 8 p.m. on FOX.

  • Original ‘Rocky Horror’ Star Barry Bostwick Performs Show at Wizard World

    Barry Bostwick, who played Brad in the original “Rocky Horror Picture Show”, will host a live performance and screening of the film during the Wizard World comic convention in Sacramento. The convention runs June 16-18, with the “Rocky Horror” event on June 17.

  • Ziggy Marley Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Exodus’

    Ziggy Marley, son of music legend Bob Marley, spoke with us about the 40th anniversary of the classic record “Exodus.” Bob Marley & the Wailers released “Exodus” on June 3, 1977. For the album’s 40th anniversary, Ziggy looked back through the original session recordings and uncovered never-before-heard outtakes. Ziggy’s summer tour set will include material from “Exodus.”

  • Kids Matter: Four-Day Aerospace Camp at McClellan

    Mae is at McClellan Airforce Base checking out their Four-Day Aerospace Camp at the Aerospace Museum of California where interested youth have the chance to pilot their own adventure. They will learn about aviation and experience it first-hand. Activities include using the Flight Zone simulators to gain experience flying a plane and visiting the United States Coast Guard Station to see real flight operations in action. Plus, all students will have the chance to fly on a small private aircraft.

  • In Your Neighborhood: Davis

    This week for In Your Neighborhood, Mae and Gary are having a blast in Davis where there is a ton to do. Konditorei Austrian Pastry Konditorei offers a fine line of pastries and desserts that comes closest to the quality one can usually find only in Europe. On the diverse menu of cakes and pastries are many of Mr. Kutternig’s original recipes, as well as other delights he brought from Vienna. Konditorei is a haven, a place where nostalgia, tradition […]