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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
  • Cooking with Patty Mastracco: Thanksgiving Sweets and Sides

    Food stylist Patty Mastracco demonstrates how to make delicious sweets and sides for the holidays using local flavors. Make cornbread stuffing with California walnuts and Alouette Creme de Brie. California prunes can also be used to help reduce sugar in many sweet recipes. Make a prune puree to bake into brownies and top them with Crystal Maple Walnut Ice Cream. Find all of Mastracco’s recipes on her site.  

  • Kids Matter: CHP Driver Safety Class

    For teens who may have just started driving or parents looking for guidance, CHP North Sacramento will offer a driver safety class Tuesday. CHP PIO Chad Hertzell explains the importance of the class as a refresher on road rules and responsibilities for parents of teenagers. Teenagers can learn all about the DMV’s processes for acquiring a permit or license. The course also has guest speakers, who will explain their personal encounters with drunk drivers. Sign up by going to CHP […]

  • Health Matters: Healthy Holiday Recipe Swaps

    Registered dietitian and founder of the California Nutrition Group Karina Knight shows how switching traditional holiday recipes can be easy. Substitute ingredients in dishes like stuffing and mashed potatoes to keep the calories but scrap the unhealthy options. Use butternut squash and vegetables for stuffing or try adding dried cranberries to Brussels sprouts. Keep the peels in mashed potatoes then add other veggies, or completely revamp the dish using cauliflower.

  • Chris Hansen Discusses His Emmy Award-Winning Show ‘Crime Watch Daily’

    “Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen” has been covering Tim Egkan‘s cold case, a Stockton homicide from Sept. 2015. The first daily crime show on daytime television investigates national unsolved cases, murder mysteries and chilling crimes. The Emmy award-winning show airs at 3 p.m. Monday through Friday on FOX40.

  • Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center Helps Victims of Violence, Human Trafficking

    The Sacramento Regional Family Justice Center has been providing support to victims of family violence, child and elder abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking for more than a year. SRFJC staff collaborates with existing programs to connect victims with law enforcement, therapeutic and legal services, to name a few. Appointments at the legal clinic inside the Family Relations Courthouse, Room 112, are not necessary for those seeking help. Visit SRFJC for more information on their services.  

  • Eating Healthy While Traveling

    Registered dietitian and founder of California Nutrition Group Karina Knight has all the best tips for staying healthy while traveling. Knight recommends bringing food along on the plane or in the car. Be sure to check with airlines before bringing any foods onto flights. If traveling by car, coolers can hold protein packed foods like hard-boiled eggs and tuna. Skip the fast food and chain restaurants when vacationing in a new place. Opt for local spots that offer fresh produce […]

  • 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.