Plain Language Awards

Celebrate the stories of our clearest business communicators

Co-lead judge: Best Plain Language Annual Report

Image, Deanna Lorianni

Co-founder, Zuula, Richmond, USA

As co-founder of Zuula, Deanna is a communications strategist helping organisations create clear, compelling content. Through her work as a writer and trainer, Deanna’s goal is to enable clients to use language as a brand asset with empathy, creativity, and precision.

Deanna has served clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses across industries such as financial services and scientific R&D.

In addition, Deanna co-chaired the ClearMark Awards from 2015–2017, an annual event celebrating the best plain language in North America. She is a member of PLAIN, Clarity International, and the Center for Plain Language.

Meet the judges for the Plain Language Awards

How the judging process works