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
  • HALLOWEEK: Great Halloween Crafts for Kids

    Sacramento Parent editor Shannon Smith joins us to show off some great, kid-friendly Halloween craft projects.

  • Farm-to-Fork Festival

    Phil Ogilvie, of Muddy Boot Wine and Silt Wine Company, and Lisa Kirchoff, of Kirchoff Family Wines, stop by to tell us all about the Farm-to-Fork Festival! The event is Sept. 28 and 29 on Capitol Mall. Click here to learn more.

  • One Tank Trip: Yoga Retreat

    Mae took a trip to Grass Valley on one tank of gas to totally immerse herself into yoga practice at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm.

  • Poor People’s Campaign Discusses Action at State Capitol

    Brother Kevin Carter and Kait Ziegler from the Poor People’s Campaign visit the FOX40 studio to discuss the recent arrests of their organization’s Moral Witnesses at the State Capitol and their work to combat poverty, systemic racism and ecological devastation.

  • Great Outdoors Week: Rubicon Trail

    There are many ways to enjoy the great outdoors: on the water, hiking on foot … or inside a four-wheel drive. To celebrate Great Outdoors Week, Mae went on a ride along with some dedicated rock crawlers as they braved the world famous Rubicon Trail. Find out how this trail takes drivers from Loon Lake, over the Crest of the Sierra to Lake Tahoe.

  • Dealing with Postpartum Depression

    Kaiser Permanente psychologist Dr. Hillary Van Horn-Gatlin joined us in the FOX40 studio to discuss how to cope with postpartum depression and child stress. What is postpartum depression? Postpartum depression is a serious illness that can occur in the first few months after childbirth. It also can happen after miscarriage and stillbirth. Postpartum depression can make you feel very sad, hopeless, and worthless. You may have trouble caring for and bonding with your baby. Postpartum depression is not the “baby […]

  • 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 […]

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