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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
  • Pink Week: Coping Emotionally with Breast Cancer

    All this week, we’ve talked about breast cancer screening, risk factors, treatments. Thursday, we take a look at the emotional side of a breast cancer diagnosis, not only for the patient but for the family and friends who are there supporting them as well. Joining is Kaiser Permanente psychologist Dr. Trudy Helge to talk more about how a patient can cope and their support system can help.

  • Pink Week: The Importance of Mammograms

    For women, mammograms can be life-saving. Dr. Claudia De Young, a Kaiser Permanente internist and breast health specialist, and breast cancer survivor Gina Cortina join FOX40 during Pink Week to talk about the importance of getting a mammogram.

  • Pink Week: Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation

    Cindy Love, executive director of the Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation, discusses the work her organization does.

  • Pink Week: Kaiser Permanente’s Tips for Preventing Breast Cancer

    Kaiser Permanente oncologists Dr. Laifong Hui and Dr. Dinesh Kotak share important information on breast cancer awareness and prevention for FOX40’s Pink Week. Mammograms are the best way to detect the early stages of breast cancer. Doctors recommend planning for screenings starting at age 40 and beginning screenings at age 50, repeating them once every one to two years.  Those with a family history of breast cancer should talk with their doctors about starting screenings at an earlier age. Healthy […]

  • Is California Due for a Big Earthquake?

    Is California due for a big earthquake? California Office of Emergency Services Deputy Director of Planning, Preparedness and Prevention Christina Curry stops by the FOX40 studio to talk about earthquake preparedness and an early warning system for the state.

  • National Lobster Day with Il Fornaio

    Il Fornaio Sous Chef Rommel Zapata and managing partner Patrick Diegelman were in the FOX40 kitchen to make their Maine lobster dish for National Lobster Day. The Maine lobster industry celebrated its third National Lobster Day by honoring lobstermen and women and their sustainable fishing practices.

  • 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 […]