The police on Thursday arrested a veteran television reporter for allegedly being in possession of child pornography.
Police raided the studio offices of Ben McCormack, a reporter for the popular Channel Nine nightly primetime programme “A Current Affair”.
McCormack was taken to Redfern police station for questioning and is expected to be charged.
Darren Wick, news and current affairs director at Channel Nine, spoke to staff on Thursday afternoon, saying that police have been investigating matters related to a staff member at the network.
“However, we are not in a position to comment any further as this is an ongoing investigation,” Wick said.