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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
  • 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.

  • Nevada City Native Alexander Rossi Wins 100th Indy 500

    Nevada City native and Sunoco Rookie of the Year Alexander Rossi won the 100th Indy 500 after a nail-biting race. The 25-year-old never thought he would come out on top, especially because in the last 36 laps he drove on a single tank of ethanol. He ran out of fuel before he could even cross the finish line. “The first emotion that crossed my mind was just relief that we made it,” Rossi said. “Then it was a couple minutes after the […]

  • Fun Tips for Decorating Eggs this Easter

    Jessica Briggs, a local blogger from Antelope, has a ton of fun Easter crafts tips on her blog, “Blog About It All.” Briggs recommends using fresh, organic and cage-free eggs for children who might have allergies. Baking eggs in a cupcake pan cuts out the hassle of hard boiling. Once they’ve cooled, the eggs can be dyed with vinegar and food coloring or Kool-Aid. Making an ombre egg just takes a little patience. Using the cap from a soda bottle […]

  • Ask a Vet: Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields, Acupuncture Treatment in Pets

    ORANGEVALE — Paired with traditional medication and treatment, electromagnetic treatment and acupuncture can help pets who suffering from a wide range of issues. When battery current is pulsed through its coils, magnetic beds will pull negative ions out of the system, says Dr. Jyl. The treatment, which lasts between 30 to 60 minutes, can help if a pet is experiencing inflammatory conditions, broken bones, or any sort of arthritis or inflammation. For animals who suffer from ailments such as an inability […]

  • Making Traditional Irish Meals for St. Patrick’s Day with Corti Brothers

    Corti Brothers’ own Rick Mindermann brings a traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal to the FOX40 studio with corned pork, a sauerkraut blend and, of course, Guinness.

  • Kids Matter: Tips to Prep for ACT/SAT

    Mae is joined by Billy Downing, author of “College Greatness: A Family’s Guide to the Admissions Process,” to talk about how to get your teens prepared for the ACT/SAT. Take a Practice Test A full-length practice test is the best way to conclude your test prep, and is a reliable indicator of how you will perform. Most importantly, practice tests help test takers build the stamina needed to get through four grueling hours of testing. Don’t Cram Preparing for the […]

  • Cooking Culinerdy’s Epic Burgers with Chef Keith Breedlove

    Chef Keith Breedlove shares his burger recipes with the FOX40 team. Go to nerdytruck.com to find out more about Chef Breedlove’s Culinerdy Cruzer.