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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
  • Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa

    Former Los Angeles mayor and current candidate for California governor Antonio Villaraigosa visited the FOX40 studio Monday to discuss his endorsements from the California Police Chiefs Association and the Peace Officers Research Association, and what sets him apart from fellow democrat Gavin Newsom.

  • Cooking: Super Bowl Snacks with Wing Zone

    Wing Zone in Stockton has you covered for Super Bowl Sunday. Place your order by Feb. 1 for a discount on your Super Bowl wings. Wing Zone has tons of flavors to choose from, like buffalo bliss, mango fire, or honey Q. Go to the Wing Zone site to place an order for game day.

  • X Games Athletes Bring Anti-Bullying Campaign to Local Schools

    Five top X Games athletes will be visiting five area high schools this week in an effort to stop the bullying epidemic. Action sports athletes will be performing for students as a part of the “No Place for Hate” campaign, which has been educating kids and teens about the negative effects of bullying for the past 15 years. The ASA High School Tour will be visiting Woodland High School on Monday, Rio Linda High School on Tuesday, Whitney High School […]

  • Def Leppard and Journey Bring US Tour to Golden 1 Center

    Joe Elliott, lead singer of Def Leppard, and Journey guitarist Neal Schon sit down with Paul and Mae to discuss their upcoming United States tour. Def Leppard and Journey are bringing their 58-city tour to the Golden 1 Center Oct. 4. Tickets are on sale now at the Golden 1 Center’s site.  

  • FBI Tips For Keeping Kids Safe Online

    Gina Swankie with the Sacramento FBI Field Office is in the studio with Mae to talk about keeping children safe on social media. Some tips include:  -Monitor your children’s use of the Internet; keep your Internet computer in an open, common room of the house. -Tell your kids why it’s so important not to disclose personal information online. -Check your kids’ profiles and what they post online. -Report inappropriate activity to the website or law enforcement immediately. -Explain to your […]

  • Last-Minute Toy Gift Guide

    Colleen Hendon, local toy expert, brings all of her top toy choices for last-minute holiday shopping. Some of the top toys of the moment include any toys with slime, the Mad Mattr brick maker and the Laser X two player laser tag set. Hendon says 2017 is the “year of the unicorn,” so unicorn toys are everywhere and extremely popular among kids of all ages. Card games that can be taken on the road keep kids distracted and give them […]

  • 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.