Mae Fesai
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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
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    Donating to Cayman’s Cuddles

    Today’s Kids Matter segment is all about Cayman and her Pillow Pets. Mae is chatting with Cayman and her mom Gina to talk about their efforts to bring comfort to kids at Shriner’s Hospital by way of Pillow Pets. If you would like to donate and help Cayman help others visit her GoFundMe Page. 

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    Free Community Baby Shower Helping New Parents

    Phil Serna, Sacramento County Board of Supervisors District 1, and new mom Jeanine Gaines are in the studio with Mae to raise awareness to a very important cause. In celebration of Black History Month, new and expecting moms and dads are invited to the second annual “Pride & Joy Community Baby Shower” to support healthy pregnancies and babies. For more than two decades, data reveals that African-American children in Sacramento County die at twice the rate of other children. Perinatal […]

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    Storm Preparations with SMUD

    Mae is hanging out with Chris Capra from SMUD learning some tips on energy efficient appliances and way to be prepared before the upcoming storm.

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    Cooking with The Waffle Experience

    Chef Michael Donoho and general manager Jeffery Belaski run The Waffle Experience, where they serve dishes incorporating sweet and savory flavors using local, fresh and seasonal ingredients — all on top of waffles. The Waffle Experience has two locations in Sacramento and Folsom and is open every day for breakfast and lunch, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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    In Your Neighborhood: Midtown

    From the close proximity to incredible restaurants, farmers markets and locally owned boutiques, to our bike-friendly atmosphere, art-focused community, tree-lined streets and family-friendly events and festivals, all is possible. — This is how the community describes the city of Midtown and this week for In Your Neighborhood Mae and Simone are exploring the streets of Midtown Sacramento. Simone is hanging out in The Trade Coffee & Coworking where you can grab a cup of caffeine and network with some of the […]

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    How to Handle College Rejection Letters

    Mae is in the studio with Rosemont High School Counselor Onisha Cook talking about ways to handle rejection letters from potential colleges.

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    Cooking with a Local MasterChef Junior Contestant

    Adam, a 13-year-old from Sacramento, competed in the upcoming season of MasterChef Junior. He joins FOX40 to cook a modern twist on duck a l’orange with root vegetables. The season premiere of MasterChef Junior airs on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. on FOX40.  

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    Growth in the US Job Market Expected to Continue Through 2017

    Randstad North America collected data from expert recruiters to find the hot jobs of 2017. Jim Link, chief human resources officer for Randstad North America, anticipates that the best jobs in the market will include those in fields like engineering, finance and accounting, healthcare and human resources. In the Sacramento region, leisure and hospitality as well as professional and business services jobs are on the rise. For positions in the professional and business services sectors employers look for people with […]

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    ‘Outsiders’ Returns for Season Two

    The WGN American original drama series, “Outsiders”, makes its season two return Tuesday. The show follows the epic struggle of the Farrell Clan as they battle to defend their land from the town below their Shay Mountain home. Kyle Gallner portrays Hasil, a clan member who has fallen into a forbidden love. Gallner sees a relatability in his character’s search for balance in two completely conflicting worlds. “Even though these people live in a different lifestyle and live up on […]