'Sam, I've been arrested,' Mr Macedone recalled Mc Cormack saying. I found it a bit confronting.'I said, hang on, I'll be there straight away.'Mr Macedone found Mc Cormack at Redfern police station.
He learned the journalist had long been troubled by his thoughts about children and had been seeing psychiatrists for years.
It's not clear what's next - his career over and his name to be listed on the sex offender's register. Police raid A Current Affair offices in Willoughby and his home in Alexandria.
Mc Cormack is charged that evening with one count of using a carriage service to transmit, publish or promote child pornography.
The teacher, then 27, and the Nine Network personality, 43, met over Skype instant messenger on April 30, 2015, court documents for Mc Cormack revealed.