What is The Edit?

The Edit is NBCU Academy and Adobe’s initiative to develop creativity and inspire the next generation of talent in film and TV. Your middle or high school students will build key media and digital literacy skills as they create their own 90-second video news reports about Physical, Mental or Financial Wellbeing using Adobe Express and a complete package of ready-made tutorials and guides.

Compete for Prizes*

Enter The Edit contest by May 24 for the chance to win GoPros for your students!

Join a nationwide contest by submitting the best news report from your classroom. Three middle school classrooms and three high school classrooms will be selected as winners to receive prizes from NBCU Academy and Adobe such as GoPro equipment, Fandango gift cards and branded merchandise.

We guide you and your students through a structured process that can be completed in 4-6 hours, start-to-finish.


Students learn how to research and script reports.


Students learn how to record, organize, and tie-together their footage.


Students learn how to add in voice-overs and details and then finalize and publish their reports.


Submit your students’ reports for the opportunity to win some amazing prizes from NBCU Academy and Adobe! 

What educators are saying about The Edit

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Must be teachers who are legal residents of the 50 US or DC who are 18 or older. Begins April 8, 2024 at 12:00 P.M. ET and ends May 24, 2024 at 8:00 P.M. ET. Limit 1 entry per person. To enter, and for Official Rules, odds, and prize details, visit nbcuacademy.com/the-edit-terms. Messaging & data rates may apply. Sponsors: NBCUniversal Media, LLC and Adobe Inc.