As TV news tries desperately to compete with the fast-paced news stream from the Internet, Mike Bush's approach is decidedly old school. KSDK-TV (Channel 5)'s news programs take pride in their accuracy, often opting to get the story right rather than be the first to report. Bush's deliberate delivery is an integral part of the station's aesthetic. He rarely trips over words and stresses syllables for maximum impact. He is the local champion of the end-of-paragraph dramatic pause, masterfully arcing the sentences downward when a story is to be continued. KSDK may employ the least sensationalist mainstream news team in St. Louis, and Mike Bush is the ideal frontman.
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