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 18 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 has a 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 County Teachers of the Year

    The Sacramento County Board of Education has announced its 2020 teachers of the year. Joining us this morning are Julie Fong, special education teacher at Elk Grove Elementary School, and Gewon Richards, alternative education teacher at Vista Nueva Career and Technology High School. Learn more about the program here.

  • Pushkin’s Bakery Owners Open New Roseville Location

    Mae is in Roseville getting a look at the new Pushkin’s Bakery and Restaurant location in Roseville at 1220 Roseville Pkwy., Suite 140.

  • Stopping the ‘Summer Slide’

    Summer can is a much-anticipated and often much-deserved break for students, but the time spent away from the classroom can lead to what’s known as the Summer Slide. According to the Brookings Institution, the Summer Slide causes the average student to lose about a month of school learning. So how can parents and kids work together to prevent it? Dr. Nathan Herzog stops by the FOX40 studio to explain.

  • In Your Neighborhood: Loomis

    Mae is out having some fun in Loomis,. This week for In Your Neighborhood, she sharing some fun activities to enjoy. Flower Farm Cafe High-Hand Nursery Go the Distance for Health and Fitness at Del Oro High School

  • Preventing Melanoma

    Melanoma isn’t as common as other types of skin cancer, but it is much more serious. Dermatologist Dr. Kory Parsi stops by to show us how to prevent melanoma and what signs to watch out for.

  • Easy Makeup for Mom

    Jennifer Jones from Blades and Brushes Studio shows us some easy makeup tips for busy moms.

  • Bluem Prints: The Story of Two Local Childhood Friends With Special Needs Who Created a Business of Their Own

    ROSEVILLE — Bluem Prints is a local greeting card company out of Roseville where every print has a purpose. The name “Bluem” comes from the combination of blue which represents autism and “em” for Emily. Their cards can be ordered online at and can be found at local shops like Learning Express Toys in Roseville. Kiki Hendon and Emily Rhoades, the co-founders, are two childhood friends with special needs. “For people like me and Kiki, we don’t get opportunities […]

  • How Parents Can Strengthen Their Connection to Their Teens

    Wellness Together School Mental Health Executive Director Marlon Morgan visits the studio to talk about how parents and teens can strengthen their connection to one another. First, Morgan says, is to listen. Parents should set aside time a few evenings a week to just listen. It even helps to set calendar reminders on your phone or smart home assistants like Alexa or Google Home. Parents and their teens can also come up with activities that don’t involve screens; cook a […]

  • How to Make Holiday Gifts More Personal

    Jessica Briggs from Blog About It All stops by to talk about how to personalize gifts this holiday season.

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