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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
  • 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 […]

  • Health Matters: Meal Plan Medicine

    Mae did some shopping and now she’s in the kitchen with registered dietitian Karina Knight, founder of California Nutrition Group. Mae is discussing if meal planning was cost effective, and what kinds of foods she used to make her meals. Karina will explain the health benefits, and do a cooking demonstration.

  • Youth Programs at Rocknasium in Davis

    DAVIS — Kids can learn confidence and fight their fears at Rocknasium’s four-day summer camp. Parents can sign up children ages 6 to 14 to zip line, climb, repel down boulder walls and learn rope skills at one of the first rock climbing gyms in the country. Held during the morning and afternoon, parents will pay $125 for the first week or $235 for both weeks. A $15 discount can be applied for a second week of camp. For more […]

  • Great Food and Wine at Amador 4 Fires

    Chef Dave Hanson of Terra d’Oro Winery stopped by to talk about the Amador 4 Event, happening this Saturday (May 6) at the Amador County Fairgrounds. The event showcases the incredible food and wine from our region. Check out more about the event by tapping here.

  • Local Adventure Photographer Shoots Wedding on Mt. Everest

    Local adventure photographer Charleton Churchill stopped by the studio Monday to talk about an incredible wedding he got to shoot recently. James Sissom and Ashley Schmieder got married on Mt. Everest, and the photos Churchill took are breathtaking. Take a look at Churchill’s website here!

  • Sacramento Metro Chamber President Talks ‘Cap-to-Cap’

    The Sacramento Metro Chamber’s Cap-to-Cap is returning for its 47th year this week. Metro Chamber President and CEO Peter Tateishi explains that their largest delegation of community and business leaders in a decade will be heading to Washington, D.C. to speak with elected officials. There are 12 policy teams, dealing with issues ranging from air quality to public safety to workforce and education. Read more about Cap-to-Cap here.

  • Story of Armenian Genocide ‘The Promise’ Comes to Theaters April 21

    “The Promise,” a drama portraying the catastrophic events of the Armenian Genocide, hits theaters April 21. For Director Terry George, the film speaks loudly to the reflection between the 1915 genocide and the international disasters happening in today’s world. “The relevance today is that we have that exact same area around Aleppo and the Turkish-Syrian border, the same situation going on,” George said. “So we feel it’s a great love story with a total relevance to today.” Actress Angela Sarafyan, […]

  • Good Foods for a Healthy Gut

    Registered Dietitian and Founder of California Nutrition Group Karina Knight is in the studio with Mae to provide information on what foods are actually really good for your gut. Karina has an array of trending food items like kombucha, and other items that boast adding more probiotics to your system to make you healthier. She will go through which ones are actually good for you and which ones you can do without.