North Pole: Santas warn–It’s not easy being red

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First a warning– the following story contains Santa information that may not be suitable for younger listeners.

Maybe this Christmas season you’ve starting thinking about taking up the Santa suit and cap– either for fun or for money.

Well, Santas are here to warn you it’s not that easy.

Katherine Perry has this profile of a few of the faces of Santa, and what it takes to do it right.




Santa Jim Manning, aka Boston Santa





Radio Santa Bob Parkis




Santa Scott Calkin, aka Cape Cod Santa


About Katherine Perry

Katherine Perry, a graduate of Duxbury High School and The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, has really made her mark since her arrival at WATD. She is the daughter of the owner, Ed Perry, but that doesn't stop Katherine from consistently nailing out a solid news cast. She also works as a reporter, and specializes in in-depth features.